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Re: Not finding openssl during a pkg build (mailsend)

Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Mon, Oct 01, 2018 at 12:47:01PM -0400, Harry Putnam wrote:
>> cat /etc/debian_version
>> 9.4
>> I do have openssl and libssl-dev installed;
> In stretch, libssl-dev is the development package for OpenSSL version 1.1.
> This is a relatively new version of OpenSSL, and it is not compatible with
> version 1.0.
> Most programs that use OpenSSL will be expecting to use the version 1.0 API.
> I don't know your particular program, but it's a reasonable guess that
> it wants the older version.
> Try installing libssl1.0-dev (which will remove libssl-dev) and see if that
> works.  You can switch back and forth as needed when compiling various
> programs, but you can't have both installed at the same time.

Thanks for the helpful and precise input.

So far haven't managed to make it work

Something else must be a problem.  After some more testingh/tinkering
I may have a new query.

Your response was helpful information anyway.