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Date:      Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:36:08 -0600
From:      Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists@tx.rr.com>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Cc:        galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu
Subject:   Re: Openssl - base or port?
Message-ID:  <B582BF7656C00190B39F50EC@Pauls-MacBook-Pro.local>
In-Reply-To: <42502.128.135.52.6.1481826448.squirrel@cosmo.uchicago.edu>
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--On December 15, 2016 at 12:27:28 PM -0600 Valeri Galtsev 
<galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu> wrote:

>
> On Thu, December 15, 2016 11:47 am, Paul Schmehl wrote:
>> Is there an advantage to use openssl from base rather than ports?  Or
>> vice versa?  When was openssl added to the base?  Why?
>
> I know this is not an answer, but some of the packages may be built with
> openssl from packages as opposed to base. Theoretically it shouldn't
> matter (cough... cough...), but some package using SSL (though it didn't
> bring openssl package as dependency) didn't work for me until I installed
> openssl package. Hopefully someone knowledgeable will weigh in on this.
>

You are absolutely correct, but I never use packages.  I prefer to build 
from ports.

Paul Schmehl, Retired
As if it wasn't already obvious, my opinions
are my own and not those of my employer.
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