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Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx-dev Digest, Vol 111, Issue 6

From: Stefan Caunter
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx-dev Digest, Vol 111, Issue 6
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 00:20:23 -0400

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 12:07 AM, Supriyo Biswas
<address@hidden> wrote:
>> Regarding the first question, no, I don't think this is the intended 
>> behavior. No matter which site I access with https protocol, I now get this 
>> message with Lynx (and did not previously). I do not get any indication of 
>> ssl problems when accessing the same sites with any other browser. Example 
>> sites are and But, to answer 
>> one of your other questions, yes, I have built on Linux as well and don't 
>> have this problem there. But that is immaterial - either Lynx with SSL 
>> should work with Cygwin (in which case this might indicate a problem that 
>> needs addressing) or it shouldn't (in which case perhaps some sort of 
>> disclaimer is needed). In either case, I was just hoping to supply some 
>> extra diagnostic information which might lead to an understanding of why 
>> this problem might come up, or how it might be solved.
> If you `wget' a certain HTTPS URL in Cygwin, does it complain of not
> being able to verify the certficate? If this happens, its possibly due
> to the lack of certificates in Cygwin (you said it doesn't occur on Linux.)
> As for your previous compile of Lynx, which version of OpenSSL did you
> use? 0.9.8?

It has nothing to do with the version of OpenSSL.

RTFM  ->

No cert bundle = ssl error, unless you disable the check.


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