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[Lynx-dev] lynx2.8.8dev.13

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: [Lynx-dev] lynx2.8.8dev.13
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 21:20:21 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

The current version of lynx is 2.8.7

It's available at
2.8.8 Development & patches:

2012-08-15 (2.8.8dev.13)
* make nsl-fork work for the DNS lookup using getaddrinfo, i.e., for IPv6
  configurations (report by FLWM) -TD
* add U+0218, U+0219, U+021a, and U+021b to 0x53, 0x73, 0x54, and 0x74,
  respectively, for Romanian s/t with cedilla in def7_uni.tbl (Ralph Babel)
* modify handling of "set" in -cmd_script option to try both cfg-file and
  rc-file settings (prompted by discussion with Andrew Watts) -TD
* update configure script to add --datarootdir option, which changes the
  default for man-page from /usr/lib to /usr/share -TD
* modify configure check for sizeof(time_t), sizeof(off_t) to help recover if
  it is run in a deficient environment such as busybox -TD
* limit downloaded files by Content-Length if any, to match behavior of IE,
  Firefox and some other browsers; this is not addressed in RFC 2616 (Debian
  #681214) -TD
  For more information, see "Content-Length in the Real World" by Eric Law:
* fix an unbounded loop in restrictions_fun() which could cause a core dump
  (Debian #616107) -TD
* add LDFLAGS to top-level, for consistency with other recursive
  options (suggested by Naomasa Maruyama) -TD
* modify and src/ to pass make-flags, e.g., "-n" for
  POSIX make -TD
* updated configure macros (TD):
  + add check for clang warning options
  + check for tinfo library, which may be present
  + omit -Wpointer-arith check for pre-3.0 gcc
  + add check for 'make' programs ${MAKEFLAGS} versus ${MFLAGS}, for recursive
* updated list for "$(TABLES)" in src/ so that parallel builds work
  properly (patch by Diego Elio Petteno)
* remove extra "$(LDFLAGS)" from src/ when linking lynx (patch by
  Josef Sontgen)
* correct formatting of large file-sizes in directory listing (Debian
  #666213) -TD
* improve checking of certificates in the gnutls_certificate_verify_peers2()
  (report by Martin Georgiev) -TD
* update de.po eo.po sv.po vi.po from
* use PDCurses "wide" variation in makefile.msc -TD
* modified quoting for parameter values passed to blat mailer to ensure that
  it handles embedded blanks (report by pfourier) -TD
* fix regression introduced by changes for Debian #603648 -TD
* modify makew32.bat and makefile.bcb to use GnuWin32 packages to simplify
  builds with Borland 5.51 C++ compiler (prompted by discussion with
  pfourier) -TD
* add configure check for windres needed for mingw build if cross-compiling -TD

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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