[Vpn-help] trouble compiling beta3 on ubunutu 6.0.6 lts

Matthew Grooms mgrooms at shrew.net
Wed Sep 5 19:17:40 CDT 2007

Harondel J. Sibble wrote:
> After installing the requires deps on Ubuntu 6.0.6 LTS as per the readme, 
> when I run the recommended cmake command line, I get an error about openssl 
> that I haven't been able to resolve. 
> Password:
> CMake Error: OpenSSL_DIR is not set.  It must be set to the directory 
> containing OpenSSLConfig.cmake in order to use OpenSSL.
> CMake Error: An attempt was made to access a variable: OPENSSL_FOUND that has 
> not been defined. This variable is created by the FIND_PACKAGE command. CMake 
> version 1.6 always converted the variable name to upper-case, but this 
> behavior is no longer the case.  To fix this you might need to set the cache 
> value of CMAKE_BACKWARDS_COMPATIBILITY to 1.6 or less.  If you are writing a 
> CMake listfile, you should change the variable reference to use the case of 
> the argument to FIND_PACKAGE.
> Unable to locate required package : OpenSSL
> -- Configuring done


Thanks for the report. I have seen this as well on a FreeBSD machine but 
assumed it was an isolated incident related to an outdated ports 
collection. Anyhow, the configure checks needed to be updated as the 
software really relies on OpenSSL libcrypto development headers and 
library but not OpenSSL proper. Please try the following archive ...


... and let me know how it works for you.


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