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lynx-dev Win32 problem

From: Philip Webb
Subject: lynx-dev Win32 problem
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 03:52:34 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

010522 Mark Filipak wrote to me:
> Sorry to bother you, but yours is the only email address I could find.

please send all queries to  address@hidden  where everyone will see them.
it's mentioned in README & INSTALLATION & in Lynx Help For Beginners.

> I've tried editing lynx.cfg to start with a blank pagei
> so it will at least run and allow me to explore,
> but I can't seem to get the URL right.
> I've tried a million combinations of lines like this:
> (switches to FTP, fails, and automatically quits) and this:
> (adds 'localhost', fails, and automatically quits).
> These are all DOS-type paths to where I put Lynx.
> I've tried fwd slashes, backslashes, colons, long path names,
> escaped long path names, etc.
> I'm somewhat familiar with IETF RFCs and URL notation.

 lynx.cfg  does suggest starting with `lynx .' (that's a dot),
which should give you the local directory.

> I'm running Win98. The 'help' at 
> is help for the program and assumes it is running.

can anyone offer further help for this user?  DK ? TD ?

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