busybox wget

Stefan Sperling stsp at stsp.name
Thu Sep 20 13:51:36 CEST 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 11:30:01PM -0400, Christian Fobel wrote:
> However, this script requires that wget can access https sites (ie. requires 
> support for SSL).  Upon investigation, busybox's wget doesn't not support 
> SSL and will never do so.


> The reason I'm looking for this type of solution is that I'm having trouble 
> trying to use the authentication form for the web login for the wireless 
> authentication when doing so through 'links'. It just keeps redirecting me 
> back to the login screen despite using my proper username/pass that I can 
> use perfectly well on my laptop to connect.  (I have checked lots and lots 
> of times to ensure that I am not screwing up entering my info, just in case 
> you're wondering about user error ;)  ).  Does anybody have any suggestions 
> on how I could do this type of thing with Links, or any idea why it wouldn't 
> be working to just login using Links?

It could be that login form uses java script.
Check the login page source.

Links has java script support, but it might not be enabled by
default. You might have to hack user/links/Makefile a little
to test it:

Index: Makefile
--- Makefile	(revision 1829)
+++ Makefile	(working copy)
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@
 LINKS_CONFIGURE_FLAGS+=--enable-graphics --with-fb \
 		     --without-svgalib --without-x --without-directfb \
 		     --without-sdl --without-pmshell --without-atheos \
-		     --without-libtiff
+		     --without-libtiff --enable-javascript

> My next step is to try porting the actual 'wget' over to the NDS.  I've got 
> a few things on my plate right now with school, but I hope to dedicate some 
> time to it soon.

Does your wget script work from your laptop with the original
wget with https support?

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