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Re: [Lynx-dev] [larryhsfriends] Fwd: lynx: Cannot Type a Page-Number mor

From: Denis Briand
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] [larryhsfriends] Fwd: lynx: Cannot Type a Page-Number more than
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:24:52 +0100
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On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 10:35:02PM +0000, address@hidden wrote:
> Larry:
> OK Dallas, sounds like what you may want me to do is complicated, we can 
> either 
> do it `live together, or maybe even better, you can please post an analysis 
> to 
> the lynx dev list. Certainly your analysis would help Denis fixit. Obviously 
> on 
> shellworld, I am also in TCSH with the same issues. Now if you like, I can 
> run 
> an experiment in bash and see if it works?
> Ok, just did a suspend-and-went in bash, where it lets me type 4 numbers but 
> not
> a p or g. So seemingly a difference could be in TCSH max 3 chars and in bash 
> 4. 
> In both cases I was looking at 3880 pages of items in Debian packages. Thanks 
> in 
> advance
> Hart
> Dallas:
> OK, I did the check on your home machine myself, no need for a phone
> session.
> (chime:    2.8.9dev.1 (12 March 2014)
> Dallas Legan:  "         ( I thought it was different for some reason, 
>                             but it's not)  )
> Anyway, my experience is that the vesion on your and my PC's
> does not allow entering more that 4 characters for 
> link activation, link goto, and page goto, all of which start by
> typing in a number.  
> And actually you don't need the massive page to test this,
> it's true on anypage - you can try typing in some leading zeros,
> or a link number that is simply invalid because it is too big,
> and it quits taking characters after 4 are entered.
> For a simply invalid link or page number it should give an error
> message after you've typed it in, not lock up during input.

I have just try with tcsh. It works fine also.
Please send a mail to address@hidden and Cc to me, to explain how we can
exactly reproduce it. Its very important to find where is exactly the bug.

Denis Briand 

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