Subject: Re: OpenSSL
To: Alex Kirk <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-dreamcast
Date: 03/07/2003 13:51:34
On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 06:44:01PM +0000, Alex Kirk wrote:

 > Hello All, 
 > I just attempted to install the newest version of OpenSSL on my Dreamcast, 
 > what with the latest security vulnerability related to repetitively sent 
 > strings and me running a remailer, and got some rather disconcerting 
 > results. 
 > When I tried just downloading the source tarball and manually installing, I 
 > got bad results: 
 > making all in crypto...
 > gcc -I. -I.. -I../include -DDSO_DLFCN -DHAVE_DLFCN_H -DOPENSSL_NO_KRB5 
 > -DTERMIOS -O3 -fomit-frame-pointer -mv8 -Wall -DB_ENDIAN  -c cryptlib.c
 > cc1: Invalid option `v8'

Looks like you're trying to compile it with SPARC compiler options

FWIW, you do not need to do this; NetBSD's in-tree OpenSSL has the
fix for the vulnerability.  It is highly recommended that you stick
with such software which has already been integrated into the system.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>