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Re: [Lynx-dev] Auto-session trouble.

From: Paul B. Mahol
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Auto-session trouble.
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2008 21:25:37 +0200

On 8/9/08, Patrick <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi.  :-)
> Maybe you already know about this.  After all it is a new
> feature, so maybe what I'm seeing here is just a rough draft,
> tossed in for testing purposes.  In any case I seem to be testing
> it.
> The feature itself works just fine.  Lynx saves and restores
> sessions, writes to and reads from the file without any trouble.
> It's only some of the `supporting framework' for this feature
> that's lacking.
> Tilde expansion doesn't work for SESSION_FILE in lynx.cfg , so
> this fails;
> SESSION_FILE:~/.lynx/session
> but this works;
> SESSION_FILE:/home/moi/.lynx/session
> Anyway it does work for me, because I'm really the only user here,
> but wouldn't for multiple users.  I don't think anyone wants a
> global sessions file.
> Also, I can't change the setting in ~/.lynxrc .  These lines in
> lynx.cfg have no effect, at present;
> ENABLE_LYNXRC:auto_session:ON
> ENABLE_LYNXRC:session_file:ON
> I still see;
>                           Save options to disk: [X]
>                  (options marked with (!) will not be saved)
> [...]
>   Auto Session (!)                 : [ON_]
>   Session file (!)                 :
> /home/moi/.lynx/session____________________
> on the options page.
> Still, it looks like a good idea, and should be very useful once
> the details get worked out.  :-)  It should already be useful to
> some, if in a limited way.
> Thanks again,

Bug for enabling changing auto-session configuration from lynxrc file
is already fixed, available as patch in mailing list archivers. TD
will include it in next dev version of lynx.

Tilde expansion bug will be fixed when I find more time, or if
somebody else send correct patch.

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