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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.3dev.11a.patch

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.3dev.11a.patch
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 07:24:16 -0400 (EDT)

> 13-Oct-99 22:16 T.E.Dickey wrote: 
> > -- sorrrrry about that. 
> > I'll put this in the next patch (since it was rather large, there may be 
> > other 
> > ones that I missed - so I'll wait til tomorrow to see).  The infinite loop 
> > is fixed by adding a break statement at the end of do_check_recall; I also 
> > had second thoughts about the FirstURLRecall flag - made it in/out.  And 
> > there 
> Seems few more flags should be in/out, 
> I am particularly interested in: 

> force_load  (LYK_digit - have changed value but seems not returned), 
> prev_target (LYK_WHEREIS - seems OK since `prev_target' is a bixed buffer, 
>              but could we made it as allocated string to made things clear?) 
> refresh_screen (I am sceptical on this flag: 

I don't know offhand - I tried to preserve the logic (and found only a
half dozen problems with the code, such as the knot in LYK_DEL_BOOKMARK).
There were some places that I could see there was no need to make the
variables in/out (such as the use of 'cp' variable).

>              all `partial display' calls match without the flag 
>              so it could be useful for LYK_REFRESH only 
>              but *probably* also few LYSystem() calls to update 
>              the screen before/after an external editor invocation or so - 
>              currently called from many "internal pages" but seems 
>              unused in fact). 

Thomas E. Dickey

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