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Re: error with -k (--insecure)

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 23:00:28 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, Roth, Kevin P. wrote:

> So, I tried using the -k option to turn off certificate checking. However,
> because curl found a "curl-ca-bundle.crt" file in my path, it seemed to
> ignore the -k option, and gave me error 35 back ("curl: (35) SSL:
> error:14090086:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify
> failed").
> Was this bug fixed in 7.10.3? If not, could someone please find the problem
> and fix it? I'd imagine this would be pretty easy to correct...

I just checked the source and this bug is still present in there.

If no one else beats me to it, I hope to be able to provide a patch soonish.

Thanks for an excellent report and analysis.

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl, cURL, Curl, CURL. Groks URLs.
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Received on 2003-01-29