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Re: ssl isues are Eating me alive.


On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 01:01:24PM -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 11:54:32AM -0500, Martin McCormick wrote:
> > This started out a year or so ago with the occasional site in
> > which lynx would report that it was unable to establish a TLS
> > connection with this or that site. [...]
> It's not just lynx.  It's EVERY single terminal-based browser, and
> as you noticed, it gets worse every day.
> Apparently all of the terminal-based browsers in wheezy and jessie are
> linked with libgnutls instead of libopenssl, and libgnutls (at least as
> provided by jessie) is completely incapable of forming an SSL connection
> with half of the Web.

There's one notable exception to this in jessie and it's called w3m.

$ ldd /usr/bin/w3m | grep ssl
        libssl.so.1.0.0 => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libssl.so.1.0.0