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Re: lynx-dev Problem with Cygwin port under bash shell

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Problem with Cygwin port under bash shell
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 20:14:36 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 31 Jan 2004, Doug Kaufman wrote:

> On Sat, 31 Jan 2004, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > > I now see why CAN_CUT_AND_PASTE was not defined, even though
> > > HAVE_POPEN is defined in lynx_cfg.h. There is a line in HTUtils.h
> > > that undefines HAVE_POPEN for Cygwin. So the options are to either
> > > define WIN_EX for Cygwin before www_tcp.h (as Tom had said he planned
> > > to do) or to take out the line undefining HAVE_POPEN for Cygwin.
> > > Does anyone remember why that was undefined? Is Cygwin's popen still
> >
> > A quick check shows it was added in 2.8.3dev.8 - and looking at the
> > change, it appears that I simplified some ifdef's there in the wrong way.
> > Just remove the #undef.
> OK. That should get Cygwin compiling with CAN_CUT_AND_PASTE again with
> minimal changes to the code. I hope the other changes in the code with
> "HAVE_POPEN" now defined will be OK for Cygwin. I did a quick grep,
> and I suspect that some of them are not correct for Cygwin, but I am
> not sure.

I'll do some checks both ways tomorrow - ncurses ate most of today (though
I did spend a while in the morning on lynx).  Mostly popen is used in the
mailer, which I haven't exercised (or setup) on cygwin.

Thomas E. Dickey

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