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Re: [Bug-wget] the gnu.org wget manual

From: Ángel González
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] the gnu.org wget manual
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 02:08:28 +0200
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On 22/06/12 01:08, John wrote:
> I then ran the same command, but nothing different happened.  Finally,
> I ended up changing the command by adding this option,
> "--no-check-certificate". This time it worked.  Nevertheless, it would
> seem to me that I ought to be able to get, of all things, the wget
> manual from Gnu with a secure connection. To be honest, I have to
> believe that many others here likely have encountered the same issue. 
> What part of this picture am I missing? Thanks.
> John
wget isn't using windows certificate store. It is expecting a openssl
like certificate folder.
You would have the same problem if manually using openssl.exe (openssl
It's unfortunate not being able to use windows certificates, but there
doesn't seem to be an (easy?) way to query if a certificate is ok.
AFAIK, the windows APIs expect to completely deal with the connection

Improvements in that field would be welcome, of course.

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