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On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 7:22 AM, Daurnimator <> wrote:
> On 18 May 2015 at 16:52, Milind Gupta <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>         When I try to install LuaSec using Luarocks it fails saying cannot
>> find openssl/ssl.h. Where can I find the install instructions.
>> Thanks,
>> Milind
> As the error message says, you need openssl/ssl.h to compile luasec from source.
> Depending on your operating system and/or distro, you may have to install it.
> To guess at the most likely situation: debian and derivitives I think
> the package is named 'libssl-dev'.

Sometimes luasec complains about missing libraries to link against. I
install luasec on Debian with the following command:

luarocks install luasec OPENSSL_LIBDIR=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu


Best regards,
Boris Nagaev