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

From: Supriyo Biswas
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx-dev Digest, Vol 111, Issue 6
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:37:31 +0530
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> 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?

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