[webkit-help] WebKit+cairo open HTTPS issue & local certificate file issue

Chris Hatko chatko at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 14:02:08 PDT 2010

For a quick/dirty fix you can add/set the following environment var
"WEBKIT_IGNORE_SSL_ERRORS" equal to "1" in your windows system path.
This way any certificate errors won't stop the page load.


On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Rick Xu <rick.zhi.xu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry to bother.
> I have successfully built the WebKit/Cairo on WinXP (32-bit). The
> generated WinLauncher.exe works fine for normal http URL addresses.
> However, when I try to open a HTTPS URL, like
> https://mail.google.com/, the browser just stops there with no
> response at all. I know the WinLauncher.exe is not a comprehensive
> browser. But, I noticed that there is cacert.pem file included in the
> "requirement" folder.
> I am wondering if any one can give me a clue about what should I do to
> make it work with https url.
> Another question is about the local certification. In WebKit/Safari
> version, it provides a function to "install certificate" from local
> certificate files. I am thinking of specifying a folder to store local
> certificate files for the WebKit/Cairo build.
> Thank you very much in advance!
> Best wishes,
> -Rick
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