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Re: [Lynx-dev] patch for using GnuTLS (was: Compiling MingW lynx under C

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] patch for using GnuTLS (was: Compiling MingW lynx under Cygwin)
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 06:39:09 -0400
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On Sun, Aug 27, 2006 at 07:28:50PM +0900, address@hidden wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Aug 2006, I wrote:
> > On Sat, 12 Aug 2006, address@hidden wrote:
> > 
> > > OpenSSL uses the environment variable SSL_CERT_FILE to indicate where
> > > the collection of trusted certificates resides. How does GnuTLS find the
> > > file if it isn't in the default location which was compiled in?
> > 
> > I don't know well but I suspect that Lynx with GnuTLS doesn't refer
> > the certificate files because it doesn't show any warnings to the site
> > which has self-signed certificate.
> > If it's true, the binary with GnuTLS is inferior to the one with OpenSSL
> > on this point.
> I wrote a patch to improve this point.

thanks (I merged it in last night to my interim patch, have some additional
work to do in that area).  At the moment, I think that I've addressed all of
the display issues that I intended for the next patch, and have only some minor
work left to do.

Thomas E. Dickey

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