Add a clarification to

I just wasted almost 2 hours troubleshooting, because lowercase L
and 1 look too similar, this should help some people save time.

CLA: trivial

Reviewed-by: Matt Caswell <>
Reviewed-by: Shane Lontis <>
Reviewed-by: Tomas Mraz <>
(Merged from
Zengit 2 years ago committed by Tomas Mraz
parent f4d8b29a26
commit ed3f51ec7d

@ -49,6 +49,7 @@ Notes for UNIX-like platforms
OpenSSL's configuration scripts recognise all these options and pass
them to the Makefile that they build. (In fact, all arguments starting
with `-Wl,` are recognised as linker options.)
Please note that 'l' in '-Wl' is lowercase L and not 1.
Please do not use verbatim directories in your runtime shared library
search path! Some OpenSSL config targets add an extra directory level