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Re: VMS fixes needed to allow building.

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2013 23:38:05 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 6 Mar 2013, Tom Grace wrote:

> I am joining the list, as a VMS user, so im now part of "user base"!
> Hopefully this is the correct mailing-list

It certainly is!

> as I am starting a project to use CURL on VMS. So currently am prototyping
> solutions. I am using the binary kit as found on the download page of 7.19.5
> with the matching source for compiling.

> First question> Im I supposed to be using a more recent version?

Yes. That is a really old version. We've done VMS changes much later, with the
most recent modifications done just a month ago. Consider using git or a
recent daily snapshot!

> I have tried VMS_BUILD_COM but it is not working, is this because of needed
> updates as said in the "thread" ?

Quite likely. Let's see what further details on this that John can share with

> Second questions> Is the suggestion to HPSSL or OPENSSL?

I don't know exactly what HPSSL is, but if it is something that is completely
separate from OpenSSL then libcurl doesn't support using it so OpenSSL is the
only choice.

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Received on 2013-03-07