[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] fix the build dependencies for uhttpd and ustream-ssl

Felix Fietkau nbd at openwrt.org
Tue Sep 30 09:22:56 EDT 2014

On 2014-09-30 09:59, Bas Mevissen wrote:
> On 09/29/2014 04:32 PM, thomas.langer at lantiq.com wrote:
>> Hello Bas,
> Hi Thomas,
>  (...)
>> My goal was to have the build dependencies reduced for the case no ssl  is enabled.
>> And that was fixed now with the help of Felix.
>> It was never an issue that the libraries were included to the image.
> Well, including unused libraries is a waste of space and might be
> against the wish of the image creator. Also, it can be an unwanted
> export of crypto software too. That problem did not go away after the US
> changed the rules years ago.
I'll repeat the point for clarity: There is no inclusion of unused
libraries going on here - at least not in the image or package repositories.

uhttpd always needs the header of ustream-ssl, but it does not link
against the library directly (it uses dlopen).

- Felix
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