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Re: lynx-dev Lynx segfault while using image viewers (2)

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx segfault while using image viewers (2)
Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2002 06:14:30 -0500
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On Tue, Jan 01, 2002 at 05:54:56AM -0500, Philip Webb wrote:
> further to my earlier message today,
> i've tested a few possibilities, with an interesting result:
> if i start Lynx with the cartoon as startfile (in a local directory), 
> if refuses with the following messages:
>   sh: -c: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `&)'
>   sh: -c: line 1: `kview /tmp/Q8dVsn/L2125-398TMP.gif &)'

which lynx version, and what url?
(I haven't encountered any problems with viewing images for some time)
>   kview /tmp/Q8dVsn/L2125-398TMP.gif &)
>   lynx: Start file could not be found or is not text/html or text/plain
>         Exiting...                                                            
> it will be noticed that the first 2 lines are the same
> as those in my earlier message, when Lynx crashed in flight.
> here for some reason, it tries to start  kview ,
> THEN decides the startfile isn't of the correct type, which is odd.
> i also tried a simple file with a link to a mutilated jpg/gif file
> to test the possibility of defective downloads confusing Lynx:
> Lynx refused to follow the link with various sensible explanations,
> depending on the nature of the mutilation.
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