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Re: lynx-dev handling the screen in lynxexec

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev handling the screen in lynxexec
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 1998 07:20:13 -0500 (EST)

>   This is a question, whose answer may be that this is not a problem in 
> lynx, but I want to make sure anyway. 
>   I installed lynx 2.8.1rel1 in digital unix, with ncursesv4.2. I enabled 
> local execution of programs. I wrote some programs that I wanted to 
> execute while still being in lynx, so I added them to my jump file. The 
> input and output of these program are files. My problem is that if I make 
> a mistake entering the name of these files while runing the program, the 
> erase character appears printed in the screen (^H), so if I make a mistake 
> I have to restart all over again. 
>   So my question is if this is a problem  with ncurses or with lynx, and 
> if is it there any way to fix it ? Also, I enabled the advanced user mode 
> and the last line is not erased on the start of the program, my program 
> writes over it. Is ncurses the problem ? 

that would be a lynx problem - I'll check to see if there's a simple fix.
> Eduardo 

Thomas E. Dickey

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