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Author hairygristle
Recipients bkline, chris.jerdonek, christian.heimes, fthommen, hairygristle, kscheidegger,
Date 2019-04-04.17:11:19
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OS: RHEL 6.8

I installed OpenSSL 1.1.1b from source into /usr/local. Because it's RHEL, the libs are in /usr/local/lib64 (as set up by default with the OpenSSL "make install") which the configure script does not seem to know about.

My workaround: before running configure for Python, set the environment variable:

LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/lib -L/usr/local/lib64 -Wl,-rpath,/usr/local/lib -Wl,-rpath,/usr/local/lib64"

Once that is set, configure manages to find the proper libssl:

checking for openssl/ssl.h in /usr/local... yes
checking whether compiling and linking against OpenSSL works... yes
checking for X509_VERIFY_PARAM_set1_host in libssl... yes
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