[pkg-lynx-maint] Bug#745835: Bug#745835: lynx-cur: certificate revocation is not checked

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Sun May 3 23:57:48 UTC 2015

Hi Axel!

On 2015-05-01 03:11:58 +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > This problem still occurs. For a new testcase URL:
> > 
> >   lynx https://www.vinc17.net:4434/
> > 
> > does not give an error, contrary to Firefox.
> Short story: Not anymore in Sid.

OK, I confirm.

> Long story: The lynx-part was fixed in 2.8.9dev4-1 as declared. But it
> needs a more recent GnuTLS than the one currently in Jessie and
> Stretch (i.e. the one from Sid) to be effective. It indeed does not
> work with any lynx-cur package if GnuTLS from Jessie is used.
> As soon as lynx-cur and GnuTLS 2.8 migrate to Stretch, this will be
> fixed in Stretch.

I use sid anyway. BTW, this also fixes the problem with wget at the
same time, since it also uses GnuTLS.

Thanks for the details.

Vincent Lefèvre <vincent at vinc17.net> - Web: <https://www.vinc17.net/>
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