[tex-live] MacTex Bug: wget.x86_64-darwin is missing HTTPS support

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Wed May 16 17:05:06 CEST 2018


I have the following from MacPorts:

$ wget --version
GNU Wget 1.19.1 built on darwin15.6.0.

-cares +digest -gpgme +https +ipv6 -iri +large-file -metalink +nls
+ntlm +opie -psl +ssl/gnutls

Zdeněk Wagner

2018-05-16 15:47 GMT+02:00 Sebastian Gerecke <mail at gerecke.me>:
> Hi,
> the macOS version of wget has no HTTPS support.
> $ ./wget.x86_64-darwin --version
> GNU Wget 1.19.1 built on darwin14.5.0.
> -cares +digest -gpgme -https +ipv6 -iri +large-file -metalink -nls
> -ntlm +opie -psl -ssl
> This seems to be a bug. TexLive accepts HTTPS-enabled repositories (TLPDB.pm
> checks for FTP, HTTP and HTTPS links) but then fails when trying to download
> updates from them.
> The Windows version doesn't have that problem.
> Best regards,
> Sebastian

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