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Re: https ? why?


On Tue, 14 Apr 2009 23:51:56 -0700
Monty Taylor <monty@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Can you give me some example URLs where you're seeing this problem?
> https://edge.launchpad.net/drizzle/trunk/ongoing/+download/drizzle-2009.04.973.tar.gz
> > If they work without warning in Firefox and/or another browser, but
> > fail with wget, it might just be that wget does not recognise a few
> > certificate providers, or a specific one, in which case one of us
> > should file a bug against wget in Ubuntu to ask that it recognise
> > Launchpad's certificates.
> >
> >   https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/+filebug
> Problem is (as in this case) sometimes you are publishing your stuff for
> a wider audience. In this case, that's a Solaris host failing to
> download. I have to support solaris, my boss won't let me not.

Fair enough, sorry for being narrow minded :) Fetching the tarball
above with wget on Ubuntu 9.04 works without warning for me, so I
imagine that wget on your Solaris box only has an older or different
set of root certificates installed with it.

> HOWEVER !!!!
> I just noticed that the tarball download links have magically become
> http links. WOOT. Thanks to whoever did this, whenever they did it.

Splendid, that's great. It was probably one of the Foundations
<https://launchpad.net/launchpad-foundations> folk who made the