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Subject: Re: [boost] Build: Trying to get Boost.Build toseemyOpenSSLonWindows
From: Paul Fultz II (pfultz2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-07 15:29:46

> On Oct 7, 2016, at 8:06 AM, Vinnie Falco <vinnie.falco_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I just got CMake working to find my OpenSSL installation and let me
> tell you, it was a breeze. First of all you need to install OpenSSL
> for Windows. I used 1.0.2j. The 1.1.0 series doesn't work since they
> changed all the filenames around.
> Then you just add this line to your CMakeLists.txt:
> find_package(OpenSSL)
> WHAT!? That's it? Yeah. It should be this easy in a Jamfile. You can
> have both 32 and 64 bit OpenSSL libraries installed. And it correctly
> links against the debug libraries if you are building a debug
> executable.
> How does CMake do it? There's a nifty little program called
> FindOpenSSL. The source is here:

Unfortunately, its broken when using with pkgconfig on windows, with this:

if (UNIX)
   find_package(PkgConfig QUIET)
   pkg_check_modules(_OPENSSL QUIET openssl)
endif ()

It should try to find it with pkgconfig first and then fallback to guessing.


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