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Re: ezwinports gnutls, does it work?

From: Sivaram Neelakantan
Subject: Re: ezwinports gnutls, does it work?
Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2014 07:48:20 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.130009 (Ma Gnus v0.9) Emacs/24.3 (windows-nt)

On Wed, Feb 05 2014,Eli Zaretskii wrote:

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>> Has it worked for anyone?
> Yes, it works, but not in the way you think.  You need to build Emacs
> with GnuTLS support, or get a binary someone else built with such
> support; then install the GnuTLS DLL from the ezwinports site; and
> then Emacs will automatically use the GnuTLS DLL (not the gnutls-cli
> program!) to support TLS connections.
> The original TLS support via gnutls-cli uses signals, which doesn't
> work on Windows (except in Cygwin).  So Emacs on Windows now uses the
> GnuTLS library directly, and the gnutls.el package was augmented
> accordingly.

Thanks;  I'll probably check around the webz to see if I can find such
a binary.

On a related note, I had to do this, to get ezwinports to be seen first before
cygwin binaries.

M:! which find

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
(setq exec-path
      (cons "C:/MiKTeX2.9/miktex/bin/x64"
      (cons "C:/gnu/ezwinports/bin"
      (cons "C:/gnu/bin/"
      (cons "C:/cygwin/usr/bin"
      (cons "C:/cygwin/bin" exec-path))))))

(setenv "PATH" (concat
(getenv "PATH")))
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---


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