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Bug 20656 - openssl only works on ultrasparc
openssl only works on ultrasparc
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: openssl (Show other bugs)
sparc Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-11-10 15:03 EST by mcornick
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-14 22:32:04 EST
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Description mcornick 2000-11-10 15:03:38 EST
openssl-0.9.5a-2.6.x is set up to build with the linux-sparcv9
configuration on sparc. This produces libraries that won't work on sun4m or
sun4c processors. This is a considerable problem as several of the other
recent errata depend on libssl/libcrypto, making them useless on pre-Ultra

To the best of my knowledge, nothing else in 6.2 is UltraSPARC-only, right?
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2001-01-15 23:05:35 EST
That's correct.  The OpenSSL build process suffers from rampant
over-optimization for the processor used to compile its binaries.  Please verify
that running "rpm --rebuild" on the source package produces a proper set of
Comment 2 mcornick 2001-01-15 23:38:45 EST
Unfortunately I can't help you on this now - I no longer have a SPARC machine
running Linux. Sorry...
Comment 3 David Juran 2001-02-18 15:07:40 EST
I've rebuilt the rpm on a SparcStation 5 and they seem to work now (-:

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