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Re: lynx-dev Problem with -source and -dump, version 2.8.3dev.18 (06 Jan

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Problem with -source and -dump, version 2.8.3dev.18 (06 Jan 2000)
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2000 12:26:55 -0500 (CDT)

On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Bob Izenberg wrote:

> [ Message from un-subscribed address <address@hidden> forwarded
> by moderator ]
> Lynx version 2.8.3dev.18 (06 Jan 2000), on a Linux box.
> Problem: I am using lynx in a cron job to download some pages.
> I use "lynx -source";
> I get: "Your terminal lacks the ability to clear the screen or position
> the cursor."
> This also happens if I set TERM=dumb, and run it from the command line.
> The same happens with lynx -dump
> This behaviour has changed since Lynx Version 2.8.2rel.1 (01 Jun
> 1999), (on an SGI) which did the right thing.

Known problem (only when compiled with slang), it should be fixed
in lynx2.8.4dev.3 from <> (I haven't tested).

Workaround: use
   TERM=vt100 lynx -source ...
   TERM=vt100 lynx -dump ...

> Best wishes,
> Steven Pemberton


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