hi duncan, thanks for your reply.i should have checked the cpan
output closer. i have gotten past the issue with openssl and am
now having fun with a compile time error from Net::SSLeay, which
i will pursue tomorrow.thanks for your help. below are answers
>>this is all happening on a solaris8, ultra5. your help would be greatly
>>appreciated. please reply directly, or cc me at daryl@...
>>as i am not a subscriber to this list.
>If you're not a subscriber how are you posting to the list?
i had to subscribe. i thought i had removed that last line.
>>folks, i am reposting this as it appears to have been lost on delivery.
>>my apologies if you have received more than one...
>No, it wasn't lost. Just that nobody responded!
i did not receive the first one, so i thought the subscribe request
had not finished processing by the time i sent the 1st email.