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wget gets error on this on Mac #675

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Someone added this option specifically because it didn't work on Mac otherwise.


When I do make on my MacBook (Mavericks) it gives the following error:

wget: unrecognized option `--no-check-certificate'
Usage: wget [OPTION]... [URL]...

Try `wget --help' for more options.
git clone -n -- `awk 'BEGIN { FS = "\t" }; $1 == "cowlib" { print $2 }' /Users/floris/cowboy2/` /Users/floris/cowboy2/deps/cowlib
awk: can't open file /Users/floris/cowboy2/
 source line number 1
fatal: repository '/Users/floris/cowboy2/deps/cowlib' does not exist
make: *** [/Users/floris/cowboy2/deps/cowlib] Error 128

When I remove --no-check-certificate it works.
But no problem, I can edit my own repo.
Just thought you should know, thanks.


Where did you get wget? It's been an option for it for a very long time now. I think other people got it from homebrew. But I don't know Mac so yeah you're probably on your own there.


I'm not sure, I probably have an old version or something...
Best thing is for me to update wget I suppose.
Thanks for your help.

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@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ export PKG_FILE
define get_pkg_file
- wget --no-check-certificate -O $(PKG_FILE) $(PKG_FILE_URL) || rm $(PKG_FILE)
+ wget -O $(PKG_FILE) $(PKG_FILE_URL) || rm $(PKG_FILE)
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