Tagged: clojure

Installing leinigen on windows

Figured I’d spend part of the afternoon and play with clojure but was immediately thwarted trying to install leiningen on windows via powershell. I tried the msi installer but it didn’t seem to do anything, so I went to my ~/.lein/bin folder and ran

.lein\bin> .\lein.bat self-install
Downloading Leiningen now...
SYSTEM_WGETRC = c:/progra~1/wget/etc/wgetrc
syswgetrc = C:\Program Files (x86)\Gow/etc/wgetrc
--2015-03-14 15:08:48--  https://github.com/technomancy/leiningen/releases/download/2.5.1/leiningen-2.5.1-standalone.zip
Resolving github.com...
Connecting to github.com||:443... connected.
ERROR: cannot verify github.com's certificate, issued by `/C=US/O=DigiCert Inc/OU=www.digicert.com/CN=DigiCert SHA2 Extended Validation Server CA':
  Unable to locally verify the issuer's authority.
To connect to github.com insecurely, use `--no-check-certificate'.
Unable to establish SSL connection.

Failed to download https://github.com/technomancy/leiningen/releases/download/2.5.1/leiningen-2.5.1-standalone.zip

Hmm, thats weird. For some reason the cert isn’t validating with wget (that I have installed via Gow).

A quick google showed that this is a common problem using the gow wget, and I wasn’t about to use the unsecured certificate check. I opened up … Read more