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Re: BUG BUG BUG (was Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx2.8.7dev.5)

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: BUG BUG BUG (was Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx2.8.7dev.5)
Date: Sun, 20 May 2007 18:04:25 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 10:30:20AM +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Dixi:
> >Some time in between 2.8.7dev.2 and 2.8.7dev.5 this broke:
> Probably in dev.4 also, I remember this on Debian GNU/kFreeBSD with
> the lynx-cur package _before_ 2.8.7dev.5 was released.

regressing, I see this appears in 2.8.7dev.3

Looks like this was the relevant change (which was motivated by noticing
that it wasn't being done uniformly, while investigating the tilde
expansion for the mailcap and extension maps):

2006-11-12 (2.8.7dev.3)
* improve parsing for embedded "~", ensuring that it is interpreted as a 
  user's home directory only if it follows a pathname separator (Debian 
  #388622) -TD 
> >Can't Access ???file://localhost/~/???
> >Alert!: Unable to access document.
> >
> >lynx: Can't access startfile 
> With some traces added:

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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