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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: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 17:12:23 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 05:55:12PM -0300, Fr?d?ric L. W. Meunier wrote:

> > The problem is, for me, either rare or intermittent.  I believe
> > the point at which you try to interrupt may make a difference.  I
> > think interrupting the DNS look-up works pretty well, but I very
> > seldom lose patience that early, or my DNS is pretty quick, or
> > something.
> > It's much more common to have the long delay at the
> > "connecting...", "waiting for...", etc stages, when "z" works
> > much less reliably, if at all.  For that matter, is it supposed
> > to?  I assumed it was, but that was without benefit of thought or
> > evidence :)
> Just a test:
> Making HTTP connection to
> On Linux pressing 'z' stops the Making...

Reading the NSL_FORK ifdef's, it seems that it allows one to interrupt the
series of connection attempts.  But once a connection is established, that
won't cancel it.
> On Cygwin it stays at Making...
> and I have to exit with ^C.

> It doesn't matter if I use 'z' after 1s or 1min.
> BTW, how does https work ? Sometimes it just stays at Making...
> and 'z' doesn't work at all.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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