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Re: lynx-dev Long URL on command line

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Long URL on command line
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 19:54:44 -0700 (MST)

In a recent note, Mike Castle said:

> Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 20:45:09 -0600
> On Mon, Nov 27, 2000 at 05:59:54PM -0800, Sam Hobson wrote:
> > pairs (e.g.
> > 
> > Problem:  It seems Lynx is clipping the URL, perhaps at the first "&".
> Are you sure it's lynx clipping and not your shell?  The "&" is the usual
> shell character to send the current command into the background.  Be sure
> to wrap single quotes around the URL:
> lynx -dump -nolist ''
My best guess, too.  But if Sam has the URL in an environment variable
as he implied, that needs to be put in double quotes:

    lynx -dump -nolist "$url"

-- gil

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