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libsocks library isn't installed in a library searched by the compiler,
add the directory name as the option.
+--with-ipv4-default instructs OpenSSH to use IPv4 by default for new
+connections. Normally OpenSSH will try attempt to lookup both IPv6 and
+IPv4 addresses. On Linux/glibc-2.1.2 this causes long delays in name
+resolution. If this option is specified, you can still attempt to
+connect to IPv6 addresses using the command line option '-6'.
+
If you need to pass special options to the compiler or linker, you
can specify these as enviornment variables before running ./configure.
For example: