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FS#69169 - Please build Wget with OpenSSL

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Darshit Shah (darnir) - Friday, 01 January 2021, 12:32 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Friday, 01 January 2021, 13:34 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



Wget 1.21 has been released. I would like to use this opportunity to ask you to build Wget with OpenSSL temporarily while GnuTLS contains major breaking bugs:


Which cause Wget to fail when connecting to lots of servers that use Let's Encrypt certificates. These are upstream library problems that cannot be fixed by Wget, but can be worked around by linking against openssl

Pass `--with-ssl=openssl` to the configure script in the PKGBUILD
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Closed by  Doug Newgard (Scimmia)
Friday, 01 January 2021, 13:34 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#69003