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Re: lynx-dev Getting image in the screen and source from command line (f
Re: lynx-dev Getting image in the screen and source from command line (fwd)
Wed, 20 Oct 1999 05:29:43 -0500 (CDT)
On Wed, 20 Oct 1999, L R RAMESH wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Oct 1999, Klaus Weide wrote:
> > What do you get when you try -source - some error messages, or
> > nothing at all?
> when we try as lynx -source filename
> no error message is coming. Instead it act like no option is there
> ie.. it get into lynx web browser loading the filename.
> > You may want to try -trace together with -source and see what it says.
> This give the trace of the file and getting into lynx browser
> loading the file.
> > Also try combining -source with -dump (this is just a wild guess).
> Only dump result is coming.
> > Is there anything special about the URL (or filename)? For example,
> > is it compressed?
> No special URL (or filename).
Well, it's hard to imagine how this would happen by accident. It
looks like -source is unrecognized, but all lynx versions I know of
complain about unreconnized arguments. So my gess is that the ISP
people have changed lynx to disable it intentionally.
Maybe the -mime_header option works...
Otherwise I can only suggest to get a different lynx, or get a