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Re: lynx-dev lynx error: unable to open compressed file...

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx error: unable to open compressed file...
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2000 07:05:35 -0400

001024 Klaus Weide wrote:

welcome back!  your intimidating presence is always missed (smile)!

>> "Michael Green" <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Lynx 2.8 unable to open compressed (.Z) files.
>>> Error message: Alert! Error uncompressing temporary file!
>>> System details: SCO OpenServer 504, rs504c, oss601a
>>> I was trying to read the SCO help files which are in compress format.
> That's a pretty old version of lynx.

yes, you should get the latest version from .
you might also check the Archive at .

> Guesses -- snipped --

was it not the case at one time that Lynx didn't uncompress automatically?
wasn't it added, possibly later than 2-8 ?
certainly, there was a vigorous discussion here a couple of years ago.

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