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lynx-dev Re: fink fails to get lynx 2.8.4

From: Webmaster Jim
Subject: lynx-dev Re: fink fails to get lynx 2.8.4
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 07:13:56 -0400

On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 11:42:07PM -0700, Walt Pawley wrote:
> In case someone who's involved is watching, there may be a problem with the
> "fink" distribution's approach to installing lynx.
> I managed to delete the specific curl command used to attempt to get the
> lynx source but it was directed at an FTP site ( I
> believe) which was either not running or overloaded or something. I seem to
> recall the error message, "ftp: connect: No route to host" being displayed.
> I eventually found a bz2 formatted distribution file but it wasn't straight
> forward (I'm not too bright) that fink seemed to like and was able to
> install lynx indirectly.

I hadn't heard about Fink before this, but then, there's probably
a lot of things I never heard of.  To enlighten others on the list,
I found this:

Fink wants to bring more Unix software to Mac OS X, which results in
two main goals:

Goal number one is porting software to Mac OS X. [...]

Goal number two is making the results available to casual users [...]


The Lynx package is here:

Marvin the Paranoid Android says:
It is the people you meet in this job that really gets me down.

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