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Re: mk-ca-bundle.lua

From: Guenter <>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 18:27:33 +0200

Hi Jeff,
Am 20.08.2010 14:18, schrieb Jeff Pohlmeyer:
> For those who don't have VB or Perl, here's one in Lua.
> Interesting to note, a Lua installation is actually smaller than
> "certdata.txt" :-)
woah -- terrible fast! I first thought it didnt even work but found the
ca-bundle.crt created fine ...
Therefore I added a final output:

--- mk-ca-bundle.lua.orig Fri Aug 20 16:02:25 2010
+++ mk-ca-bundle.lua Fri Aug 20 18:05:17 2010
@@ -133,7 +133,7 @@
  -- Lua has no built-in network client, so try curl first, then wget.
  if do_download then
    io.stderr:write("Attempting download with curl, please wait...\n")
- local curl_rv=os.execute(".curl --fail -Ss "..url..' -o '..certdata_txt)
+ local curl_rv=os.execute("curl --fail -Ss "..url..' -o '..certdata_txt)
    if curl_rv~=0 then
      io.stderr:write("Download with curl failed, error #",curl_rv,"\n");
      io.stderr:write("Attempting download with wget, please wait...\n")
@@ -247,6 +247,7 @@
  local in_license_block = false
  local caname = nil
  local data = nil
+local numcerts = 0

  for line in infile:lines() do
    if line:find('***** BEGIN LICENSE BLOCK *****',1,true) then
@@ -271,6 +272,7 @@
        outfile:write(data, data:find("\n$") and "" or "\n")
        outfile:write('-----END CERTIFICATE-----\n')
+ numcerts=numcerts+1
          function(a) return string.char(tonumber(a,8)) end )
@@ -291,4 +293,7 @@
  if delete_certdata then
+io.write("Done (",numcerts," CA certs processed).\n")

oh, and I removed the leading dot with the curl comamnd so that it can
be found through seach path; or did you have a special reason why you
only wanted to loo into current dir?

(BTW. this was my 1st attempt to modify a lua script, so please correct
me if I done it wrong)


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Received on 2010-08-20