Re: wget vs curl (was ... Re: debian 8)
On Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 01:17:15PM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> David Wright wrote:
> > Reco wrote:
> > > So, in the case of doubt - you use curl or rebuild wget against
> > > openssl. It's that simple.
> I know that people have strong feelings for and against curl and wget.
> I haven't ever understood it. You are the first to quantify why you
> think Debian's curl deals better with https sites. It appears the
> issues all surround https handling.
Indeed. For example, I stumble upon #686837 on regular basis.
And I'd like to add that wget that's linked against gnutls *would* be
good thing *if* it allowed to poke all GnuTLS knobs - #642051. But it