Freeradius doesn't find libssl-dev

Matthew Newton mcn4 at
Sat Feb 13 02:04:06 CET 2016

On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 11:45:05PM +0000, LUCA wrote:
> I'm on Kali Linux 2.0 Machine.

OK, never heard of it.

But it looks Debian-derived, in which case:

> Yes, I've checked the configure script output. and the checking
> for OpenSLL support is just fine.

It should be OK then. Make sure you're running the version that
you actually compiled. People have made that mistake before.  Old
versions left on a system also often cause library problems - make
sure you completely purge everything of the old version.

> Also just fine for the headers of openssl. If you want to I can
> attach the file with the output.

Sorry, you're not likely to get much help here. As I said:

> > 3.0.11. Version 2 is end of life and no longer supported.

> I'm using this specific version because, I'm taking a Master Degree 
> in Computer Science and, I need for my thesis a patch that is
> only available for this version.

I'd be quite surprised if a patch for 2.1.12 didn't apply pretty
easily to 2.2.9.


Matthew Newton, Ph.D. <mcn4 at>

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