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Re: Bug in metalink build

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2012 23:47:08 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 1 Aug 2012, Daniel Johnson wrote:

> When building curl 7.27.0 on Mac OS X and metalink enabled, linking the curl
> tool failed with unresolved symbol errors. When using metalink, curl needs
> to link to a crypto library to access the hash functions but doesn't when
> linking. As a quick hack, I added -lcrypto (I'm using OpenSSL) to
> LIBMETALINK_LIBS in src/Makefile and it now builds. The real fix is to add
> the appropriate crypto lib to LIBMETALINK_LIBS in configure.

Please note that metalink is used by curl, not libcurl, so I've forwarded your
email to the curl-users list and I'd prefer to continue this thread there.

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Received on 2012-08-01