[Tor-BSD] Building Tor 0.2.7.x on OpenBSD

Michael McConville mmcconville at mykolab.com
Wed Jul 15 15:33:16 EDT 2015

On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 03:23:50PM -0400, Michael McConville wrote:
> Has anyone got this to work? I tried it on OpenBSD-current within the
> past month, but it seemed that the system Libevent was too old and the
> the Libevent 2 port presented a lot of problems.
> The Libevent 2 port splits it into a bunch of different sub-archives,
> and the Tor configure options for manual library dependencies seem
> pretty brittle. I tweaked it some and got it to compile, but it crashed
> at runtime.
> I CC'd the port maintainer, Pascal Stumpf, with whom I've talked about
> this briefly.
> Ideally, we could submit a patch upstream to get more reliable and
> robust dependency configuration flags.

I should mention that the Tor Project is trying to move people to
Libevent 2. Getting Libevent 2 working on the BSDs would be good for us,
too, because it's much faster.

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