[aur-general] [google-talkplugin] How to build an older version of openssl

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Wed Oct 27 11:05:44 EDT 2010

On 10/27/2010 05:37 PM, Denis A. Altoé Falqueto wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 6:42 AM, Ionuț Bîru<ibiru at archlinux.org>  wrote:
>> On 10/27/2010 04:47 AM, Denis A. Altoé Falqueto wrote:
>>> Hello, guys.
>>> Google Talk Plugin for GMail is not working anymore for me (and
>>> others...) because it relies on libssl.so.0.9.8. But for my surprise,
>>> the binary GoogletalkPlugin is a 32 bits executable, even for the 64
>>> bits package. It comes right after the original deb package, provided
>>> by Google.
>>> To make things short, I tried to "downgrade" the lib32-openssl
>>> PKGBUILD to version 0,9,8n. It compiles fine, but the resulting
>>> libraries (libcrypto.so.0.9.8 and libssl.so.0.9,8) are ELF64, when
>>> they should be ELF32. You can view the PKGBUILD in
>>> http://pastebin.com/04xsippr
>>> So, should I need a 32 bits chroot for that? Shouldn't the multilib
>>> compiler be enough?
>> sorry but if you think that downgrading lib32-openssl will solve this, you
>> are wrong. just get the PKGBUILD from AUR and it would have the right
>> dependencies for it.
>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=40056
>> as you see it has libpng12, openssl-compatibility as dependencies.
> Yes, but they are not enough. If you check with readelf -h
> /opt/google/talkplugin/GoogleTalkPlugin, you'll see that it is a ELF32
> binary, and it depends on libssl.so.0.9.8. I could use the package on
> AUR, but it is not compiled with the the new multilib compiler. I
> would like to do it in the new right way.
> In fact, after searching the forums, I found that calling linux32
> make, instead of just make, in the PKGBUILD, generates a ELF32
> library. It is working fine in my laptop, but I'll investigate it
> further.
> Any comments are welcome.

the PKGBULD has the right dependencies for x86_64

if [ "${CARCH}" = 'x86_64' ]; then
     depends=('alsa-utils' 'lib32-gcc-libs>=4.1.1' 'lib32-libstdc++5' 
'glibc>=2.4' 'lib32-glibc>=2.3.4' 'fontconfig>=2.4.0' 'freetype2>=2.3.5' 
'libgl' 'glew>=1.5.0' 'glib2>=2.12.0' 'gtk2>=2.12.0' 'libpng12>=1.2.13' 
'libstdc++5' 'lib32-libx11' 'lib32-libxt' 'lib32-openssl-compatibility' 
'libv4l' 'lib32-libxfixes' 'lib32-zlib')


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