[OpenWrt-Devel] uclient-fetch & SSL WAS:Re: DD: CONFIG_BUSYBOX_DEFAULT_WGET is not set

edgar.soldin at web.de edgar.soldin at web.de
Fri Jan 22 16:29:58 EST 2016

On 22.01.2016 16:20, Felix Fietkau wrote:
> On 2016-01-22 16:03, edgar.soldin at web.de wrote:
>> On 22.01.2016 14:32, Weedy wrote:
>>>> Question: The busybox binary (for me) goes from 366,401 bytes to 300,327
>>> with the removal of wget from it.  Therefore, the uclient-fetch binary
>>> swapout causes a 46,379 byte increase in size. I assume the desire to move
>>> to uclient-fetch from busybox is for the SSL support?  If so, it still does
>>> not support SSL without also building ustream-ssl.
>> yeah. an ssl capable wget (whatever it's called) out of the box would be greatly appreciated.
>> @Felix: is that on the table?
> It's already done. With uclient-fetch, you can simply install any
> ustream-ssl variant (along with ca-certificates if you want to have
> proper validation), and it'll immediately be SSL capable. That was my
> main motivation behind replacing wget with ustream-ssl.
> The aforementioned size increase is probably either a bug or a
> measurement error (see my other mail regarding that subject).

nice! is there a possibility to create a wget wrapper? i assume not everyone is familiar with uclient-fetch, so at least a stub noting to use uclient-fetch might probably help when users are confused that wget isn't there.

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