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Building libcurl using openssl framework

From: Jack Devlin via curl-library <>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 11:22:21 +0000


I’ve recently been attempting to build curl version 7.55.1 on macOS using openssl as a framework but haven’t been able to get it working. From what I understand it is usually expected that openssl is provided as a static library, would anyone be able to advise please if it is possible to use a framework instead?

After modifying the generated configure script to accept the framework libcurl builds successfully, however it seems that one of the checks in configure is ignoring the framework as the following error is produced at runtime when attempting to use an openssl feature:

Curl: EASY_ERROR[A requested feature, protocol or option was not found built-in in this libcurl due to a build-time decision.]


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Received on 2019-10-31