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Re: lynx-dev proposed lynx.cfg change

From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: Re: lynx-dev proposed lynx.cfg change
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1999 12:04:27 +0300 (MSK)

12-Dec-99 13:39 brian j pardy wrote:
> Each time I install a new version of Lynx, I add

> INCLUDE:/usr/local/lib/lynx.cfg.local

> to the bottom of the system lynx.cfg.  To me, this is a good way to
> keep my local settings that are different from the defaults in
> lynx.cfg.

I keep a slightly different approach: have lynx.cfg.local defined in
LYNX_CFG environment and include system lynx.cfg from the top of
lynx.cfg.local - this allows me to avoid any changes in the
distribution' lynx.cfg but have it handy for comments/defaults/
new features list.

> Would anyone have any objection to adding a commented-out line at the
> bottom of lynx.cfg that would do just this?  I can't be the only
> person maintaining settings between versions this way.

> Of course, it's easy enough to append this myself each install, but it
> might make the idea more explicit to administrators.

> --
> If a group of N persons implements a COBOL compiler,
> there will be N-1 passes.  Someone in the group has to be the manager.
>               -- T. Cheatham

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