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lynx-dev Sun patch help

From: *selah*
Subject: lynx-dev Sun patch help
Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 12:18:16 -0400 (edt)

This was an answer from a system administrator on our isp to the request
to fix the Sun bug. Was wondering if there's any easier way to install the
patch other than what is described in this post?

> Newsgroups: dorsai.helpdesk
> Subject: Re: Dorsai, please help, lynx
> In article <address@hidden>,
>   "nedbal." wrote:
> >
> >Re: lynx 2.8 available thread , a " detailed as they get " post was copied
> >describing a possible fix for  lynx in deja.  Could I (we) get an answer as
> >to what can be done.
> >as the user workaround I find is difficult to implement when dealing with
> >searches in deja.
> I just looked at the patch involved, and *bingo* it is the most PAIN IN
> THE ASS patch there is. It's a libc patch, which involves bringing the
> machine down into single-user mode and VERY VERY VERY carefully
> replacing the libc files. If it's done wrong, basically it means hours
> and hours of more headaches to boot from CDRom, etc. etc.
> At this point, I have no idea when I'll be able to do it, but I've
> downloaded it and will try to queue it up.
> There are however things more important than lynx (only a fraction of
> the dorsai users use lynx -- most use PPP browsers) like DNS and that
> god-forsaken "beta" webserver I'll turn live one day...
> -- 
> Replicants are like any other other machine, they're either a benefit or a
> hazard. If they're a benefit, it's not my problem. -- Deckard
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Tony Tonns - Director of Operations, The Dorsai Embassy      address@hidden

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