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Has anyone had any luck installing openconnect on OS X? I have downloaded the source code but I can't figure out how to build it.

The instructions on their website say to extract the code and run make, but doing so gives an error:

make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found.  Stop.

My reasons for wanting this are:

  • The current version of Cisco AnyConnect is incompatible with OS X Lion
  • I'm interested in the idea of wrapping the vpn connection in a deployment shell script
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Sorry; I forgot to update the web page when I switched to autoconf. I'll fix it.

Run ./configure and then make.

Why didn't you ask this on the mailing list though; I only happened to come across this question by pure chance.

It always confuses me when users ask questions about my software on random web fora instead of sending questions to me or the mailing list I specifically set up for them to use... :)

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Awesome, thanks! Now I'm working through some zlib and tuntap issues. Will see how far I get. Do you have any idea as to why zlib would not be found? – Greg W Sep 24 '11 at 1:48
As for mailing lists, I guess those of us who have never used a mailing list find these types of forums a little more approachable. I'll try the mailing list next time though! – Greg W Sep 24 '11 at 1:48
Nevermind about zlib, got it installed. – Greg W Sep 24 '11 at 2:02

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