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Re: lynx-dev Problem

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Problem
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 03:30:01 -0500

001210 Brock Barber wrote via the moderator:
> Lynx seems to lock up when trying to access some pages.
> Is there some way of getting it to give up?
> It does not seem to time out and the only way I can continue
> is to terminate and restart the browser.

you need to compile with  --enable-nsl-fork ,
which allows you to use  z  to interrupt a DNS look-up;
otherwise, give us some examples of pages to test.

> i would also like to know where Lynx caches information
> so I can clean up when I have to terminate using interupt.

it puts it wherever you define  TEMP_SPACE  in  userdefs.h .

> I have tried to access the help page but the link seems to be broken.

it sounds as if you are using an old version of Lynx.
the latest is  2-8-4dev.14  from .

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