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SubjectRe: Lynx spinning. Kernel problem?

the lynx.cfg STARTFILE defaults to www.nyu.edu/pages/wsn/subdir/lynx.html.

this site no longer has a directory named "pages".

so lynx bombs out! (don't know what is wrong at nyu)

Peace......................ed

On Mon, 25 Nov 1996, Alan Cox wrote:

>
> > So what I imagine is happening is lynx (2.3 BETA) calls 'connect'
> > with a non-blocking socket, and connect returns immediately. Then lynx
> > selects with a zero timeout, the select returns, and lynx calls connect
> > again. But why would lynx do anything so stupid?
>
> Lynx is written by folks who didnt read the man pages to select
> carefully. Make it reassign a timeout to the select before each select
> call
>
> Alan
>



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