[tex-live] TL2017's tlpkg/installer/wget/wget.x86_64-darwin: HTTPS support not compiled in.

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Jan 31 01:16:08 CET 2018

On 2018-01-30 at 18:00:59 GMT, Karl Berry wrote:

 > (Maybe we should change the download logic to prefer a wget found
 > in PATH to our shipped one, for this reason. That has its own
 > problems, though.) --best, karl.

If wget is searched in PATH, I recommend to search for curl if wget
isn't found.  I suppose that many non-Linux Unix systems provide curl
instead of wget by default.

getnonfreefonts, for instance, is using curl whenever wget isn't
available.  It's not difficult to support both programs.


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