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Re: [Lynx-dev] 2-8-7r4 LYUtils.c won't find ~/.mailcap

From: Rado S
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] 2-8-7r4 LYUtils.c won't find ~/.mailcap
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 14:25:57 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13cvs (2007-01-09)

=- Thomas Dickey wrote on Tue 20.Feb'07 at  7:50:54 -0500 -=

> I keep the interesting dot-files in an RCS archive (have done
> that for a long time - some sys-admins would simply replace my
> dot-files with some boilerplate ;-)

Either I wasn't smart enough or the tools weren't available when I
began appreciating backups and introduced some personal system
with tgz + diff. I don't need a version history though, just a
"restore to last stable" or "what changed since last save" is enough.

> ok.  Then if I made it do a readlink, the code would find that the
> result is still in your own directory, and it could recur to run the
> check on the link's target.  That sounds reasonable - I simply hadn't
> thought of symlinks when I modified HTInit.c to use IsOurFile().

Well, if I'm the only one using symlinks that way: I knew how to
fix it for me, so ... maybe there is no general need for spending
more time on it.

© Rado S. -- You must provide YOUR effort for your goal!
EVERY effort counts: at least to show your attitude.
You're responsible for ALL of it: you get what you give.

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