freeBSD 4.2 + Python2.1

Robin Becker robin at
Wed Jul 18 04:31:46 EDT 2001

In article <3B554714.EAA32155 at>, Peter I. Hansen <pih at>
>Robin Becker wrote:
>> I'm trying to install Python2.1 and the package seems to install fine,
>> but it seems that _socket.pyd is linked against which I
>> don't have. Attempts to upgrade openssl are refused as openssl is part
>> of the 'base' system. Am I really forced to upgrade the whole operating
>> system?
>> --
>> Robin Becker
>No, you can just download a new openssl (from and install it.
I tried and make seemed only to build statics, any one know how to get
Configure to work properly? I don't have the faintest idea what
openssldir is/are etc
Robin Becker

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