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... 22.214.171.124 Connecting to github.com|126.96.36.199|: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