Help with a port

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sat Aug 15 08:41:02 PDT 2015

On Aug 15, 2015, at 06:57, - wrote:
> I'm fairely new to macports and have a question about the port of lynx the browser.  I don't know if this is the place to enquire or if there is perhaps someone who deals with the lynx port I should be asking.
> There are two issues.  First there is a function available in lynx that needs to be compiled in to work but isn't in the version from macports. In short it is the ability to send commands external to lynx such as another program or to the command line.  If one tries it a message appears saying this function needs to be compiled in, which the info in lynx.cfg confirms.

If that's so, then you should file a ticket in the issue tracker requesting we do this. 

> Second, frequently lynx unloads with a "signal 11" error message.  This happens most often first thing each day with the first attempt to access an url on the internet.  Suddenly one is dumped back to the command line with the above message.
> Any help welcome, or a pointer to where it might be addressed more specific to the lynx port individuals.

If a program crashes, OS X will have created a crash log; you can send that log to the developer of lynx and perhaps they can decipher it and figure out how to fix lynx so it doesn't crash anymore. 

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