Is there a way to use Win32 OpenSSL in silent mode?

-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas J. Hruska []=20
Sent: Monday 29 October 2007 14:22
Subject: Re: OpenSSL How to redistribute as part of our application

Bernhard Froehlich wrote:
> Dave Bound schrieb:
>> Hi
>> Can anyone tell me how to deploy the necessary OpenSSL files as part=20
>> of a Win32 application?
>> The app is deployed using a Windows Installer EXE. Im not=20
>> particularly familiar with how this works, but it has been suggested=20
>> that an OpenSSL merge module might be what Im looking for?
>> Thanks
>> Dave

> You'll need the binary files
> libeay32.dll
> ssleay32.dll
> plus the executables you want to use (openssl.exe?).
> In addition you may need configuration data like a CA-bundle or the=20
> openssl.cnf, but that depends heavily on the functionality you are=20

> If you put them together into the install directory of your own=20
> application and chances are good that everything works fine.
> I don't know Windows Installer in detail, but I guess the placement of=20

> some more files into the same directory should not pose a real problem=20

> for it. In case openssl is already installed on the target system=20

> you'll waste about 1.5 MB of harddisk space, but you'll get the=20
> advantage of using exactly the version of openssl you did test your=20
> application against...
> Hope it helps.
> Ted

Alternatively, you could rely on Win32 OpenSSL. See sig.

Thomas Hruska
Shining Light Productions

Home of BMP2AVI, Nuclear Vision, ProtoNova, and Win32 OpenSSL.

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