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Re: [Lynx-dev] 2 Lynx "Bugs".

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] 2 Lynx "Bugs".
Date: Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:29:54 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 08:48:47AM +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Thomas Dickey dixit:
> >On Fri, Apr 04, 2014 at 08:23:39PM -0700, Chad Kline wrote:
> >> 1.  lynx is unresponsive when doing DNS lookups.  this is a problem with
> >> lookups that take an endlessly long time for whatever reason, and for some
> >> failed connections/negotiations; and CTRL-G can't end the wait and/or
> >> lockups.  i am using the latest lynx from source and FreeBSD 9.2.
> >
> >I've not seen that
> I’m seeing this on BSD all the time, if the resolver cannot
> get any response (e.g. if the resolver is DJB dnscache, and
> the domain in question hosted at OVH – no big loss there…),
> or if the response is slow.
> I haven’t seen this on GNU yet. Maybe DNS behaves differently
> across systems?

...or else OVH has some problem with DNS?

I could test lynx from one of my local machines, but everything's
going through the same DNS.  (Some clues for how I could reproduce
the problem would be helpful).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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