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Re: lynx-dev Lynx segfault while using image viewers

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx segfault while using image viewers
Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2002 06:16:04 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Tue, Jan 01, 2002 at 03:31:27AM -0500, Philip Webb wrote:
> i have been using  xv  to view images with Lynx as defined in  .mailcap .
> today, i tried  kview  instead, which is a KDE application & a bit better.
> occasionally in the past, Lynx has collapsed with a segfault message
> when trying to activate  xv  to present an image;
> as it wasn't reproducible, i picked up the bits & ignored it.
> however, while  kview  seems generally to work very well with Lynx,
> i have had a couple of cases of images causing segfaults
> & one -- today's Doonesbury cartoon in the Yahoo Reuter news site:
>  -- ,
> which has repeated, 1st time with a segfault, 2nd with this message:

for instance (attached)
Lynx Version 2.8.5dev.5 (18 Nov 2001)
libwww-FM 2.14, SSL-MM 1.4.1, OpenSSL 0.9.5a
Built on linux-gnu Dec 28 2001 12:17:37

Copyrights held by the University of Kansas, CERN, and other contributors.
Distributed under the GNU General Public License.
See and the online help for more information.

See for information about SSL for Lynx.
See for information about OpenSSL.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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