--- a/utils/Makefile.am
+++ b/utils/Makefile.am
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@
 
 MAINTAINERCLEANFILES = Makefile.in Makefile
 AM_CXXFLAGS = -I$(top_srcdir)/inc @UCOMMON_CFLAGS@
-LDADD = ../common/libapennine.la @UCOMMON_SECURE@ @UCOMMON_LIBS@
+LDADD = ../common/libapennine.la @UCOMMON_LIBS@
 EXTRA_DIST =
 
 bin_PROGRAMS =