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Re: pkgin from 8.0/amd64 -> "SSL support disabled"?

On 12/08/2020 13:48, Havard Eidnes wrote:

Operationally, I was quite peeved that I got struck at this dead end;
it's like someone planted a land mine to go off whenever anyone dared
to update their binary packages on 8.x.  It's not as if we do not
support 8.x; it's 7.x which got an extension and is due for retirement.

I don't disagree with that. Having 8.x users be in a situation where they update pkgin and then can't update binary packages over https isn't a good situation. As someone that builds their own binary packages (including pkgin) I notice I've added:


to my mk.conf for by 8.x builds which I think forces libarchive to also use pkgsrc openssl avoiding the mixed libcrypto issue you saw. Seems to me that needs to be the default for the bulk builds on 8.0 only.


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