Compile of OpenSSH 3.7.1p2 failing - TRU64 5.1A

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Thu Oct 16 10:11:22 EST 2003

"Strickland, Trevor (Contractor)" wrote:
> All,
> I'm getting the following error message when trying to 'make' OpenSSH
> 3.7.1p2:
> cc: Severe: compress.c, line 19: Cannot find file "zlib.h" specified in
> #include directive. (noinclfilef)
> #include "zlib.h"
> -^
> *** Exit 1
> Stop.
> What can I do to get this to compile correctly?

That file is part of the zlib package, perhaps it's not installed
correctly.  Try reinstalling it (you can get it from  You
may have to specify the path to it to OpenSSH's configure

Darren Tucker (dtucker at
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