GCC linking problem

Brian Dessent brian@dessent.net
Fri Jan 28 00:45:00 GMT 2005

Base64 wrote:

> I have just installed cygwin along with make,crypt, libcrypt, openssh,
> openssl-devel and gcc.  When compiling code that is known to work with
> cygwin, the linker says it cannot find -lssh.  I have googled to the
> end of the results for 2 days now, and any help would be much
> appreciated.  Here is the kind of error i get anytime a make attempts
> to do gcc -lssh, or if i run "gcc -lssh" alone.
> /usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.1/../../../../i686-pc-cygwin/bin/ld:
> cannot find -lssh
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status

There's no such thing as "libssh".  The two libraries that comprise
OpenSSL are libssl and libcrypto.


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