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

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] 2-8-7r4 LYUtils.c won't find ~/.mailcap
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 08:34:23 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.27i

On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 02:25:57PM +0100, Rado S wrote:
> =- 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.

otoh, it's not a big change - I might do it in dev.5 (which I agree is
overdue...).  Currently I'm still in dialog, but would like to get back
to lynx to try to make the input code handle multibyte/multicolumn
characters properly.

Thomas E. Dickey

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