[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: lynx-dev ^g is a menace

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev ^g is a menace
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2000 15:56:06 -0600 (CST)

On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Philip Webb wrote:
> 000223 Vlad Harchev wrote:
> > On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Philip Webb wrote:
> >> is there any way to disable  ^g  as an unprompted exit from Lynx?
> >> the editor i use employs  ^g  for `goto line # '
> >> & when editing a file for e-mailing via the print screen
> >> it is all-so-easy suddenly to find one's Lynx session in the garbage.
> > I tried ^g with my lynx and it doesn't exit unprompted or prompted
> > from main screen (ie when usual html file is opened and being browsed).
> > I use dev14, compiled with ncurses. 
> > May be you've configured 'screen' to send ^C when it sees ^g?
> i'm using dev.14 compiled with (ordinary) curses on IRIX 5.3 .
> it happens exactly the same way if i start Lynx outside Screen;
> i also tested defining  ^g  =  do_nothing  in  lynx.cfg  without success.
> this has been discussed before at times on lynx-dev,
> but some time ago & i forget the context.

Check the output of "stty -a" from a shell prompt: does it mention ^G
as a character with special meaning?

If yes, you should use stty before invoking lynx to reassign (or undefine)
that special meaning.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]