Openssl: built-in or ports?

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at
Tue Mar 31 07:20:42 PDT 2009

Presently, MacPorts doesn't distribute binaries.

> Using the MacPorts version of OpenSSL has a licensing problem with
> GPL ports, though... When distributing package binaries, that is.
> Like
> (using system openssl  
> is ok)
>> Go with the MacPorts version of openssl:  MacPorts is meant to be  
>> entirely self-contained.
>>> My question is: is it okay for me to specify the port to use the
>>> built-in openssl, or is it better to make the port depend on the
>>> openssl from ports?

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