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debugging https access under emacs/w3



thanks. Could you send out a note showing your exact version of openssl?

>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Rayner <peter.rayner@cea.fr> writes:
    Peter> Replying to my own mail ...  I mentioned a while ago I
    Peter> was having trouble with https pages.  Getting back to
    Peter> this the problem seems to be a change in the format
    Peter> for the arguments of the s_client command of openssl.
    Peter> For my version OpenSSL 0.9.7a Feb 19 2003 the synopsis
    Peter> line for the manual reads openssl s_client [-connect
    Peter> host:port>] [-verify depth] [-cert file- ....  rather
    Peter> than the -host hostname -port port form I have seen in
    Peter> older versions.  this needs a change in the
    Peter> ssl-program-arguments variable.  Mine is now set to
    Peter> ssl-program-arguments's value is ("s_client" "-quiet"
    Peter> "-connect" host ":" service "-verify" (int-to-string
    Peter> ssl-certificate-verification-policy) "-CApath
    Peter> ~/.certs") This also doesn't work directly since it
    Peter> makes spaces around the colon which openssl doesn't
    Peter> like.  So I hacked the quietssl script to remove the
    Peter> space.
    Peter> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Peter> #!/bin/sh #redirect stderr so emacs doesn't barf on
    Peter> opensll newargs=`echo "$@" |sed 's/ : /:/'` exec
    Peter> 2>/dev/null exec openssl $newargs U70- Clearly a
    Peter> better way to do this is within the variable
    Peter> definition #itself, something like
    Peter> 
    Peter> ("s_client" "-quiet" "-connect" (format "%s:%d" host
    Peter> service) "-verify" (int-to-string
    Peter> ssl-certificate-verification-policy) "-CApath
    Peter> ~/.certs") but for some reason this doesn't work,
    Peter> almost certainly a trivial elisp misunderstanding on
    Peter> my part (would someone care to enlighten me).  I hope
    Peter> this is useful for anyone else with the same problem.
    Peter> cheers Peter
    Peter>  
    Peter>  
    Peter> 
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