Problems configuring OpenSSH 3.5p1 on Sol 5.8

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Wed Feb 12 18:53:41 EST 2003

David Steiner wrote:
> I am having a problem getting OpenSSH to configure on a Solaris 5.8 box.
> I have installed gcc 3.2.2, OpenSSL 0.9.6g.

Does openssl pass "make test"?

> The config script dies with the error:
>          OpenSSL version header not found.
> OpenSSL is installed in /usr/local/ssl. A check of the config.log
> file indicates that the test program appears to be core dumping. I
> have included relavent (I hope) portions of config.log below.
> Any pointers as to why this might be happening would be greatly appreciated.

You can compile the test yourself (ie cut-and-paste it from the log and
compile it with the options from the log), then run it under a debugger
to find out why it's crashing.

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