Re: Installation problem: ./configure

EJG wrote:
On Debian Linux, kernel linux-image-2.6.15-1-486,
after I donload the file: openssh-4.3p2.tar.gz, untar
this and then execute ./configure
After some lines, the proccess stop with this msg: ....
checking for library containing basename... none
checking for deflate in -lz... no
configure: error: *** zlib missing - please install
first or check config.log ***

I installed zlib package, with apt-get install, but
dont solve the problem.

I suspect you only installed the zlib runtime, if so you also need the zlib development package (probably "zlib1g-dev", depending on you version on Debian).

Similarly, you will also need the "libssl-dev" package for OpenSSL if you don't have it already.

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