link wpa_supplicant with OpenSSL 1.0.0a manual build

Gery Kahn geryk
Fri Nov 12 08:59:24 PST 2010

On 11/12/2010 4:37 PM, Panagiotis Georgopoulos wrote:
> Hello all,
>                 I am having 10.04 ubuntu machines that come with 
> openssl 0.9.8k. In my wpa_supplicant, hostapd and freeradius setup I 
> would like to use openssl 1.0.0a. Since that is not available in 
> ubuntu?s repository, I downloaded it from and build it 
> just fine (./config, make, make test and make install according to 
> INSTALL file finished successfully) in /usr/local/ssl which is NOT the 
> default path for openssl in ubuntu.
>                 I am now guessing that I should recompile 
> wpa_supplicant to use my manual build of openssl 1.0.0a in 
> /usr/local/ssl. Is there a config flag to define that when building 
> wpa_supplciant, something like ./config --openssldir=/usr/local/ssl  ?
>                 Thanks a lot in advance,
>                 Panos
from hostap/wpa_supplicant/.config

LIBS+=-L/work/lib -lssl -lnl

Where /work/lib it is where i did libnl and libssl the --prefix, like 
from openssl:
./Configure --prefix=/work/lib linux-armv4


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