[PATCH] Configure: fix build from sources for OpenSSL on OS X

Piotr Sikora piotr at cloudflare.com
Tue Jun 17 10:48:29 UTC 2014

Hey Maxim,

> The problem seems to be in OpenSSL as it fails to detect default
> arch to build for


> and looking into config script suggests a quick
> fix is to set KERNEL_BITS=64 in the environment.

Except that KERNEL_BITS trick requires OpenSSL-1.0.1+.

> I don't think nginx should try to do anything with this.

So it's better to not build at all? And why is the workaround for
pretty much the same issue fine for perl but not OpenSSL? It's really
not that intrusive change...

Best regards,
Piotr Sikora

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