My Technical Notes

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Emacs: Adding TLS support

GnuTLS is required for using the `https` link of MELPA, otherwise you have to instead use the `http` link instead. Steps:

  • Find out the DLL name required by running listing the variable `dynamic-library-alist` and ensure that there is an entry for `gnutls`
  • Go to GnuTLS download page and download the latest copy in 32-bit/64-bit.
  • Copy all that is in the zip's `bin` directory into Emac's `bin` directory
  • (Optional: use PowerShell's `Unblock-File` on all the unzipped files.)

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