On Fri, 10 Jan 2020 15:49:49 +0100 Ludovic Courtès <l...@gnu.org> wrote: > Hello Guilers! > > I’ve pushed a ‘wip-https-client’ branch that contains improvements for > HTTPS support in (web client) that I’d like to be part of Guile 3: > > https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/guile.git/log/?h=wip-https-client > > In a nutshell: > > • $https_proxy support and a ‘current-https-proxy’ parameter; > > • better TLS alert handling; > > • verification of server certificates (!). > > You can test it with a program as simple as: > > (use-modules (web client)) > > (call-with-values > (lambda () > (http-get "https://guix.gnu.org")) > pk) > > You can test how expired certificates are handled with: > > guix environment --ad-hoc libfaketime -- \ > faketime 2022-01-01 ./meta/guile /tmp/https.scm > > To check whether $https_proxy is honored, try: > > https_proxy=http://localhost:8118 strace -e connect \ > ./meta/guile /tmp/https.scm > > (I have Privoxy running as a proxy on that port.) > > Feedback welcome!
Is the new implementation usable with suspendable ports? When I last looked the read-response-body procedure was not, which meant that http-get and http-put were not, which meant that you could not really use them with fibers. Chris