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Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx not working on new Mac

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx not working on new Mac
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:39:06 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 01:21:57PM -0800, Matthew Yasner wrote:
> I've been using the 2.8.7dev.13 (01 Feb 2009) release of lynx for years on
> one of the first Intel iMacs under OS X 10.6. I simply use one function
> (lynx -dump to get a listing of URLS at one of our websites.
> I recently moved to a new iMac (i7) running OS X 10.8. When I run the same
> version on the new Mac I get the message:
> -bash: /usr/bin/lynx: Bad CPU type in executable
> Would anyone be able to help me solve this error?

offhand, perhaps that's a powerpc, which I seem to recall no longer
being supported.   Running
        file /usr/bin/lynx
should show that.

My Mac's are x86_64 - and providing a copy of an executable from that
doesn't seem hard.  But powerpc - I don't know...

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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