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Re: [Lynx-dev] more than one file arg doesnt elicit error

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] more than one file arg doesnt elicit error
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004 05:13:59 -0400
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On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 05:33:36PM +0900, Atsuhito KOHDA wrote:
> Hi all,
> I got the following bug(s) in Debian Bug Tracking System;
> (Bug#177062)
> $ lynx file1 file2 ... fileX
> the man page SYNOPSES section only specifies one arg.
> however if I use more, no error is emitted.
> indeed, i am given the last arg's file to browse.
> well, either emit warnings, or do something more creative with
> multiple files on the command line.
> Also, in the same spirit,
> (Bug#199131)
> with
> $ lynx -dump -nolist *.html
> only the first file is read, and there's not a single warning!
> Yes, the man page only has a single arg, but at least a warning could
> be issued if this is violated.
> I'm not sure if these are bugs or not but I'd like to know
> how developers think of these.

I regard those as bugs, but not as serious as the display problems you're

Thomas E. Dickey

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