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Re: Windows 10, Melpa, TSL


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Windows 10, Melpa, TSL
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:29:07 +0300

> Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2016 10:39:39 -0400
> From: Bo Grimes <address@hidden>
> 
> Some more Google work led me to believe it was a TSL problem.  I 
> followed the advice here: 
> http://xn--9dbdkw.se/diary/how_to_enable_GnuTLS_for_Emacs_24_on_Windows/index.en.html
>  
> which is basically:
> 
> Get GnuTSL, extract, copy DLLs to the bin directory of Emacs, restart 
> Emacs.  It worked.
> 
> So, what's the problem?  The problem is I don't know what I did, and I 
> don't like that. I don't know if I really fixed anything or if I created 
> potential future problems.

No potential problems.  What you did was install a library that Emacs
needs to create secure connections.  Your Emacs was already ready to
use that library, but you didn't have it on your system.  That library
doesn't come with Windows out of the box.



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