Building OpenSSL on NetBSD using pkgsrc

20150711 - NetBSD logoOn 9 July 2015 the OpenSSL Project patched a number of their releases, namely 1.0.1 and 1.0.2.  Here in the datacenter I run 1.0.2a, so it was time to build a new version to bring us up to 1.0.2d.

Compiling any new package for NetBSD is far from trivial and due to the lack of a configured cross-compiler for my architecture (mipsel) means it takes a quite a while.  Therefore there was no time to lose. Continue reading