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RE: building curl on solaris 2.6

From: Dylan Ellicott <>
Date: 14 Oct 2003 11:47:08 -0400


Thanks Daniel, the error you mention with the LD_LIBRARY_PATH not being
set was indeed the problem.


On Sat, 2003-10-11 at 11:18, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, Sharma, Amit wrote:
> > Even I had faced a similar problem sometime back. Looking forward for some
> > responses from the list..
> [snip]
> > checking for off_t... yes
> > checking size of off_t... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (off_t),
> > 77 See `config.log' for more details.
> I got another mail privately from someone else that got this exact same error
> output from configure (please keep replies and follow-ups on the list). In his
> case, this happens because configure runs a test program to test the off_t
> size, and when running the program fails to load the libssl library.
> This was clearly visible in the config.log file, and if you're suffering from
> the same problem you should be able to detect this too.
> configure seems to have a problem to run this program because the run-time
> linker doesn't find the OpenSSL lib. I think you need to set your
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH (or similar) accordingly before configure is invoked.

Dylan Ellicott <>
Stilo Corporation
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Received on 2003-10-14