[pypy-dev] question re: ancient SSL requirement of pypy

Justin Bogner mail at justinbogner.com
Tue Feb 14 07:43:29 CET 2012

Dale Hubler <dhubler at u.washington.edu> writes:
> I looked at the pypy site but cannot find any supported platforms,
> install guide, etc.   I am trying this on RedHat EL 5.   I tried the
> binary release, but it also had the same error, no libssl.so.0.9.8,
> which is true, my systems are updated.  I must be missing something.
> Do you have any links or other on-line info explaining how to build
> pypy.  

I think it's just the pre-built binaries that have that dependency. ldd
shows that the pypy I translated myself links against libssl.so.1.0.0.
It is possible to translate pypy with cpython, though it takes something
like twice as long as translating with a pre-built pypy. Instructions
for translating here:


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