Broken build with disabling OpenSSL crypto

Tom Rini trini at
Thu Oct 7 21:41:00 CEST 2021

On Wed, Oct 06, 2021 at 11:27:43PM +0200, Jernej Škrabec wrote:

> Hi everyone!
> Commit cb9faa6f98ae ("tools: Use a single target-independent config to enable 
> OpenSSL") recently introduced option to disable usage of OpenSSL via 
> CONFIG_TOOLS_LIBCRYPTO. However, just a bit later, another commit b4f3cc2c42d9 
> ("tools: kwbimage: Do not hide usage of secure header under 
> CONFIG_ARMADA_38X") made U-Boot tools hard dependent on OpenSSL. That totally 
> defeats the purpose of first commit. I suggest that it gets reverted.
> I would like disable OpenSSL for my usage, since it gives me troubles when 
> cross-compiling U-Boot inside LibreELEC build system. It's not needed for our 
> case anyway.

How hard is it to specify openssl as a dependency for U-Boot, in the
LibreELEC build system?  I assume openssl is being used in other parts
of the build anyhow.  Thanks!

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