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Re: [Lynx-dev] Problems With A User/Password Login Submit

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Problems With A User/Password Login Submit
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 18:12:28 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 23 Sep 2005, John Red-Horse wrote:

Dear Pros,

On one of the systems that I use on my ISP's network, I'm having a
problem logging into my account at via the https-savvy form.

Let me provide some background.

One is running a Linux OS (this is the system that fails to make the
connection properly):

Linux chishio 2.4.29-rc1 #1 SMP Fri Jan 7 16:41:59 MST 2005 i686 GNU/Linux

with lynx version (as reported from

gnutls is reported to be rather buggy
(I've only tested it lightly, but recall reading bug reports).

Client's browser version: Lynx/2.8.5rel.1 libwww-FM/2.14 SSL-MM/1.4.1

Cipher key size: 128

the other is SunOS:

SunOS yagi 5.8 Generic_108528-10 sun4u sparc SUNW,UltraSPARC-IIi-Engine

Client's browser version: Lynx/2.8.4rel.1 libwww-FM/2.14 SSL-MM/1.4.1

You can build with OpenSSL on Linux also.  There's no technical reason
for preferring gnutls over OpenSSL.

Thomas E. Dickey

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