compile error openssh 3.8p1

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openbsd-compat//libopenbsd-compat.a(xcrypt.o)(.text+0x5): In function `xcrypt':
/root/openssh-3.8p1/openbsd-compat/xcrypt.c:76: undefined reference to `crypt'
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make: *** [sshd] Error 1

Any ideas of what the problem might be or what I can try to fix this?


Re: compile error openssh 3.8p1

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Well, for a start you can tell us what platform it is :-)

At a wild guess: add --with-ldflags=-lcrypt

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