Can't get curl to accept my self-signed root certificate

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sat Oct 3 16:04:00 PDT 2009

On Oct 3, 2009, at 10:36, Bjoern Guenzel wrote:

> I had this working for a short while in the end of July, but then an  
> update to the curl port broke it: when I try to access the url of my  
> git repository, curl answers with
> curl: (51) SSL peer certificate or SSH remote key was not OK
> It is working fine on my Linux books, so I assume the configuration  
> of the cacerts is the problem.
> I have used curl-config --ca to identify the file curl uses to look  
> for the root certificate. It points to /opt/local/share/curl/curl-ca- 
> bundle.crt and I have added the certificate (exported from Firefox  
> as PEM) to that file.
> Somehow I have alos modified /usr/share/curl - I think that was the  
> location I found before the update broke things. The update also  
> overwrote the ca file I had modified (which was working before).
> I have no idea what to try next.
> Sometimes curl also gave an error 60
> (What I really want is to access the git repository with git, but  
> git seems to use curl internally, so I try to get curl to load the  
> URL).
> I would be very happy if somebody has ideas for fixing this.

I am the maintainer of curl in MacPorts but I have not used the  
functions you're using so I don't know how to help. You may want to  
write to the curl mailing list instead.

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