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Problems with SSLeay

by dwatson06 (Friar)
on Jun 24, 2002 at 22:10 UTC ( #176964=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
dwatson06 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I'm having problems setting up SSLeay on a Windows box. First of all, the SSLeay requires OpenSSL installed. The OpenSSL documentation says I need to install VC++, A gnu compiler or Cygwin to compile OpenSSL. Then there is a referrencing problem in Cygwin... Is there a shorter way to use SSL through my perl script? On the Windows box, there is a Verisign encryption key, does anyone know if/how I could route through it or any other options would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Problems with SSLeay
by Kanji (Parson) on Jun 24, 2002 at 22:41 UTC

    Assuming you're using ActivePerl, is there some reason you cannot use the precompiled PPD from ActiveState?

    ppm install Crypt-SSLeay
Re: Problems with SSLeay
by dwatson06 (Friar) on Jun 25, 2002 at 13:30 UTC
    Not familiar with precompiled PPD files.
    Sorry, I'm a newby.
    Thank you.

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