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Re: lynx-dev Lynx 2.8.3 with MingW32 and arrows

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx 2.8.3 with MingW32 and arrows
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 11:26:00 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 14 Nov 2000, Doug Kaufman wrote:

> On Tue, 14 Nov 2000, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > > > but can you redirect its output to a file?  (it's pretty much a clone of
> > > > PDCurses in that environment -- same interfaces).
> > > 
> > > Do you mean with the "-dump" or "-source" options? If so, I believe
> > > the answer is yes, but I can't be sure whether I tested this on the
> > > ncurses or slang build. I'll recheck. If you don't mean with the
> > > "-dump" or "-source" options, I need more explanation of the question.
> > 
> > roughly that (my recollection was that slang wasn't using stdout for
> > writing to the screen).
> Using the slang cygwin port, there is no problem redirecting 
> "lynx -dump" or "lynx -source" to a file. You can't redirect output
> without the "-dump" or "-source" argument.

yes, that was what I meant (curses normally writes to the screen via
stdout, so it can "always" be redirected -- PDCurses is an exception).
When using -source or -dump, lynx is not really writing screen output.

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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