blob: 1c989208af95609d2b95eb5c429498e85a028d2e [file] [log] [blame]
stunnel Windows install notes
Building stunnel from source (optional):
1) Install mingw32 cross-compiler o a Unix/Linux machine.
In Debian all you need is:
apt-get install gcc-mingw-w64-i686
Native compilation on a Windows machine is possible, but not supported.
2) Download the recent zlib from
Update the following definitions in win32/Makefile.gcc file:
PREFIX = i686-w64-mingw32-
then build zlib with:
make -f win32/Makefile.gcc
and install it in mingw32 tree:
sudo BINARY_PATH=~/ \
INCLUDE_PATH=/usr/i686-w64-mingw32/include/ \
LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/i686-w64-mingw32/lib/ \
make -f win32/Makefile.gcc install
3) Download the recent OpenSSL in unpack it to /usr/src/ directory.
cd /usr/src
tar zvxf ~/openssl-(version).tar.gz
mv openssl-(version) openssl-(version)-i686
4) Build OpenSSL.
./Configure --cross-compile-prefix=i686-w64-mingw32- mingw shared zlib-dynamic
5) Download and unpack stunnel-(version).tar.gz.
6) Configure stunnel.
cd stunnel-(version)
./configure --with-ssl=/path/to/openssl-(version)
7) Build windows executable.
cd src
make stunnel.exe
Installing stunnel:
1) run installer to install precompiled binaries or copy stunnel.exe and
OpenSSL DLLs into a directory
2) read the manual (stunnel.html)
3) create/edit stunnel.conf configuration file