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Re: lynx-dev Black background wanted

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Black background wanted
Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 19:06:09 -0400 (EDT)

> Use ansi-color-3, or rewrite your terminfo files, or use Lynx 2.8. 
> Lynx 2.7.2 doesn't support user-defined color with ncurses.  The 
> binary distribution of 2.8 for OS/2 (once I can recover it from my 
> non-working ZIP drive) is built with color-styles, making setting your 
> colors quite simple (though with the current os/2-ncurses build, 
> 1.9.9g, background colors don't work _quite_ right.)  Until I can get 
with ncurses 4.2, the colors look ok (but not as bright as on Linux console)

There's a better version of the terminfo in ncurses 4.2 (emx.src).
I'm not sure if Ripoll's incorporated that (it's usually a slow connection
to his site).

> that binary distribution out, you'll have to configure and compile it 
> yourself; the current experimental source distribution compiles fine 
> out of the box if you have the other necessary pieces (autoconf, ash 
> or pdksh, and ncurses). 
I'd add the EMX configure script to the lynx development version, but
that's a relatively small part of what he'd need to build.

Thomas E. Dickey

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