Ron Johnson <email@example.com> writes: > Would it be statically linked? No. Take a look at the symbols in libcrypto, and notice that they are not in any of those libraries. It is the case that libssl requires libcrypto, and that libgnutls-openssl does not need anything like that. But libcrypto is more than just something libssl uses; it's a library in its own right. And, I have a case where it's needed by a GPL'd program.