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Re: libssh without OpenSSL

On Saturday 12 April 2014 08:40:57 Alan Dunn wrote:
> Hi Zvika,
> On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 2:18 AM, Zvi Vered <veredz72@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 1. Is it possible to build libssh that will not need OpenSSL (downloaded
> > from www.openssl.org) ?
> Yes, you can use libgcrypt instead of libcrypto (which is the OpenSSL
> support that libssh requires).  You can do this with cmake option
> -DWITH_GCRYPT:BOOL=ON .  You will need libgcrypt or libcrypto though.
> With libgcrypt some libssh features are not supported (e.g. ECDSA host
> keys), but I believe most are.
> > 2. Is it possible to configure cmake to build libssh.a (and not dynamic
> > libraries) ?
> It is possible to build a static libssh (libssh.a), but I think it is
> not possible to solely build a static libssh with the current cmake
> files (barring some general-purpose cmake commands for this situation
> that I don't know).  However, I think it would not take too much
> modification to the cmake files to accomplish what you want; just look
> for everything with ${LIBSSH_SHARED_LIBRARY}.

You for a static libssh you can simply set -DWITH_STATIC_LIB=ON. And you 
should set -DGCRYPT_LIBRARY=/absolute/path/to/libgcrypt.a.

	-- andreas

Andreas Schneider                   GPG-ID: CC014E3D
www.cryptomilk.org                asn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

libssh without OpenSSL"Zvi Vered" <veredz72@xxxxxxxxx>
Re: libssh without OpenSSLAlan Dunn <amdunn@xxxxxxxxx>
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