Compilation wpa_suplicant - /bin/ld: cannot find -lcrypto

Baruch Siach baruch at tkos.co.il
Fri Mar 28 04:31:11 EDT 2014


Hi Vu Hai NGUYEN,

On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 09:18:10AM +0100, Vu Hai NGUYEN wrote:
> Thank you Jouni Malinen for your response, actually when I said I look in 
> the directory /lib/usr I meant it was in my cross compile already,  sorry 
> for not be clear.
> This is the path of my lib,
> /home/alberix2/Desktop/ACCESS_POINT_workspace/ACCESS_POINT2_prj/output/host/usr/arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi/sysroot/usr/lib

This patch implies that you are using Buildroot to build wpa_supplicant. If 
so, the Buildroot mailing list is the appropriate place to discuss package 
dependency problems. Make sure to post your .config file so that others are 
able to reproduce the build failure you see.

baruch

> ________________________________________
> De : hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com [hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com] de la part de Jouni Malinen [j at w1.fi]
> Date d'envoi : jeudi 27 mars 2014 22:27
> À : hostap at lists.shmoo.com
> Objet : Re: Compilation wpa_suplicant - /bin/ld: cannot find -lcrypto
> 
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 05:11:41PM +0100, Vu Hai NGUYEN wrote:
> > /home/alberix2/Cross-Compiler/Marvell_toolchain_201201/armv7-marvell-linux-gnueabi-softfp_i686/bin/../lib/gcc/arm-marvell-linux-gnueabi/4.6.2/../../../../arm-marvell-linux-gnueabi/bin/ld: cannot find -lcrypto
> 
> > I have looked on the internet and found that the problem may concerned about missing library file "libcrypto.so" in the directory /lib/usr, I went into the directory and saw 2 file libcrypto.so.1.0.0 and libcrypto.so (this is just a link to libcrypto.so.1.0.0). Their permission is Read only, but even if I changed their permission to Read & Write, the error is still there and I don't know how to correct it.
> 
> That linker command line seems to imply that you are using a cross
> compiler. As such, you would need to have this library available as part
> of that cross compiler setup. Having it available from the host system
> is not going to help.
> 
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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