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Re: lynx-dev Re: bug? described on netbsd-help ml

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Re: bug? described on netbsd-help ml
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 16:16:02 -0400 (EDT)

> I have one pet peeve with Lynx on NetBSD.... I often need to hit
> CTRL+C to escape when a site times out, after which I lose the cursor and
> can't see what I type.  Is there another escape sequence

I generally configure with nsl-fork, which lets me quit early by pressing 'z'.

Though lynx includes a SIGINT handler - I haven't encountered this problem
with ^C - am not sure whether it's lynx, the screen library or the underlying

> I should be using, or is there a patch I need to install?  Installing
> the latest ncurses and rebuilding lynx from the ports tree seems to
> have made no difference.  Is this problem fixed in a newer version of
> lynx?  

probably not - we haven't changed the signal-handling code for some time.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden> <address@hidden>

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