openssl - could not find the C header files

Frank Röhm francwalter at
Sun Oct 18 16:15:44 PDT 2015

> Am 18.10.2015 um 09:44 schrieb Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia <jeremyhu at>:
>>> You probably got the system OpenSSL the last time you built it. 10.11 doesn't have OpenSSL any more (I think it has LibreSSL? which is not 100% compatible, apparently).
> No, OS X does not ship with Libressl.  OS X 10.11 ships with OpenSSL 0.9.8zg at /usr/lib/libssl.0.9.8.dylib and OpenSSL 0.9.7l at /usr/lib/libssl.0.9.7.dylib.  These binaries are present to maintain binary compatibility.  OpenSSL was deprecated about 5 years ago on OS X.
>> ….
>> MacBook:tor- f$ ls -al /usr/bin/openssl
>> lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 22 18. Okt 00:24 /usr/bin/openssl -> /opt/local/bin/openssl*
> Absolutely do not do that.

OK, I reverted it. Thank for the warning. I had also svn changed, as the systems svn is too old as well (1.7 instead of at least 1.8).

But I won’t enable the system integrity again. This was the first thing on 10.11 I disabled.

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