Various patches

John Tapsell johnflux at
Wed Sep 24 06:32:35 PDT 2008

2008/9/24 John Tapsell <johnflux at>:
> 2008/9/23 James Cloos <cloos at>:
>>>>>>> "John" == John Tapsell <johnflux at> writes:
>> John> Pretty much every single embed system?
>> John> Openssl doesn't crosscompile.
>> John> If you revert this patch, you make it not possible to
>> John> cross-compile X, afaics.
>> The pre-patch code also looks for libmd (google has a number of good
>> hits), which looks like it should cross-compile.  (Martin Hinner's
>> libmd (at uses public domain
>> sha1 code in C by Peter Gutman and Colin Plumb.  (The reverted patch
>> used Brian Gladman's public domain C implementation.)
> libmd also does not cross compile.  It hard codes:
>   AR      = ar
> In it's and ignores the prefix when make install'ing.

Just FYI, I pushed some patches up stream to libmd.  Hopefully he will
accept them.

If the patches are not accepted, then it will mean that X still does
not cross-compile out of the box, which would be a real shame imho
when we are so close.

John Tapsell

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