[ovs-discuss] Fwd: configure fails for open ssl on windows build

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Sun Nov 11 20:51:51 UTC 2018

On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 10:41:14PM +0200, Boris Ouretskey wrote:
> I am trying to build the ovs on windows 10 with following command line
>  ./configure CC=./build-aux/cccl LD="`which link`"     LIBS="-lws2_32
> -lShlwapi -liphlpapi -lwbemuuid -lole32 -loleaut32"
>  --prefix="C:/openvswitch/usr"     --localstatedir="C:/openvswitch/var"
>  --sysconfdir="C:/openvswitch/etc"
>     --with-pthread="C:/pthread"     --enable-ssl
> --with-openssl="C:/OpenSSL-Win32"     --with-vstudiotarget="Debug"
>  --with-vstudiotargetver="Win10"
> openssl is installed from  https://slproweb.com/products/Win32OpenSSL.html
> at C:/OpenSSL-Win32
> The configure fails with
> checking for openssl/ssl.h in C:/OpenSSL-Win32... yes
> checking whether compiling and linking against OpenSSL works... no
> configure: error: Cannot find openssl (use --disable-ssl to configure
> without SSL support)
> What can possibly be the problem?

The compile or link step against OpenSSL failed.  You should be able to
find some more details in config.log.

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