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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.5dev.9

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.5dev.9
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2002 17:54:38 -0400
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On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 11:23:38PM +0200, Clemens Fischer wrote:
> > lynx.cfg is saved to lynx.old (that much is done).  It would be nice to
> > save the tweaks - but as I recall the discussion, it wasn't acceptable
> > to filter them off and add them to the new lynx.cfg file on the end
> > (that's doable).
> ahh...  i see lynx.old{lss,cfg}.  i didn't notice.

yes.  The drawback is that if you (as I do) often do several installs in
a row, the old customizations are gone.
> > saving changes in that is harder.  lynx.cfg is relatively simple, since
> > most of the settings are commented out, so one should only have to save
> > the uncommented settings, resolve a few special cases such as the location
> > of the help-file, and add the settings to the end.
> >
> > In practice, what I do is set $LYNX_CFG to a file in my home directory.
> > The first line of that is
> >
> >     include:lynx.cfg
> >
> > and is followed by my customizations.
> i remember you mentioning this, but i was talking only about the new
> colors.  i think you don't need to change anything with the
> configuration, but a tip on how to actually use the default colors as
> set by an [ax]term was nice.  this had worked perfectly before.  i
> have not yet tried to vary the available settings.

I don't often change them either (except for the compile-time preferences).
The lynx.lss file needs some documentation...

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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