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Re: lynx-dev arguments from stdin

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev arguments from stdin
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2000 15:44:04 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 2 Jun 2000, Klaus Weide wrote:

> [ My comments are based on previous code up to 2.8.3rel - I haven't
> tested the 2.8.4dev yet ]

I expect to put up the dev.3 patch tonight.

> On Fri, 2 Jun 2000, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > On Tue, May 23, 2000 at 02:08:44PM +0200, Gisle Vanem wrote:
> > > A command line like "lynx - < file" where file contains an URL no
> > > longer work in the DOS/djgpp of 2.8.4dev.2.
> > 
> > I'm puzzled by this, because I don't see how it could have worked before
> > either.
> Why not?  '-' means that stdin is read and parsed for additional

why not?: because only certain options were allowed in stdin before, and
I don't see where my changes modified that list.

I checked that anyway by testing the 2.8.3 version, which did not
read the URL from stdin, on Linux anyway (I don't have a djgpp version
to experiment with).

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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