Subject: Re: OpenSSL + threads
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/18/2007 16:36:35
On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 11:04:33AM -0400, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> I noticed that now security/openssl is built with threads.  Could we
> do likewise in the NetBSD base system,

I've already submitted PR lib/36665 because of that.

> ... or should I tell pkgsrc to prefer using its own OpenSSL?

We shouldn't do that. The OpenSSL shipped with Mac OS X Tiger e.g. has
supports for threads builtin.

We should however add support for requesting and detecting a thread
enabled OpenSSL to "pkgsrc". Please have a look at

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler