openssl depencies for nginx

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Aug 1 14:32:37 UTC 2012


On Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 03:59:45PM +0200, Christian Bönning wrote:

> I've noticed that once '--with-openssl' is specified as parameter to
> './configure' it takes ages to build nginx (which is depending on
> openssl build really, not nginx). However there's a little
> changerequest on how nginx could install the openssl depency: openssl
> does provide a `make install_sw` command which does not install all
> that man-stuff which isn't needed anyway.

Yep, I've looked into install_sw a while ago, it looks much faster.  
Unfortunately, "install_sw" target isn't available in OpenSSL 
0.9.7 (which is the minimum OpenSSL version as supported by nginx 

Maxim Dounin

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