Lynx port crash

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Dec 25 19:57:59 UTC 2017

On Dec 25, 2017, at 13:47, Raoul wrote:

> On 24 Dec 2017, at 14:59, Jan Stary wrote:
>> On Nov 10 07:37:31, Raoul wrote:
>>> It was fixed on my demand two years ago by  the developer
>>> Thomas Dickey  (a FreeBSD developer!)
>>> I will revert to 2.8.8 to see if it is the culprit.
>>>>> Hello The lynx macport still crashes
>>>>> when renaming a file or folder.
>> I don't get it: when does lynx rename a file or directory,
>> and how exactly does it crash?
>>>>> The  lynx-cur.tar.gz from
>>>>> source code compiles fine, 
>>>>> And does not crash at all  while renaming.
>> MP uses lynx2.8.8rel.2.tar.bz2
>>>>> This problem affect only the lynx from macports.
>> What problem? Is there a ticket?
>> Hi,
> No there is no ticket yet, 
> The problem is explicitly  explained above,  I cannot add  anything.
> Mac port lync crashes when renaming a file/folder.
> This  only about lynx from mac ports
> The lynxcur  from source  without any patch, does not crash,
> I use it al days.

Could you be more specific about what you mean by "add anything" and "renaming a file/folder"? What series of steps would we need to perform on our systems to observe the problem?

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