Lynx port crash

rmgls rmgls at
Tue Dec 26 10:12:58 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?

Lynx Version 2.8.8rel.2 (09 Mar 2014)
libwww-FM 2.14, SSL-MM 1.4.1, OpenSSL 1.0.2n, ncurses 6.0.20171125
Built on darwin17.2.0 Nov  7 2017 15:30:28

Copyrights held by the Lynx Developers Group,
the University of Kansas, CERN, and other contributors.
Distributed under the GNU General Public License (Version 2).
See and the online help for more information.

See for information about OpenSSL.
   otool -L lynx

	/opt/local/lib/libidn.11.dylib (compatibility version 18.0.0, current version 18.16.0)
	/opt/local/lib/libncurses.6.dylib (compatibility version 6.0.0, current version 6.0.0)
	/opt/local/lib/libssl.1.0.0.dylib (compatibility version 1.0.0, current version 1.0.0)
	/opt/local/lib/libcrypto.1.0.0.dylib (compatibility version 1.0.0, current version 1.0.0)
	/usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib (compatibility version 1.0.0, current version 1252.0.0)
	/opt/local/lib/libintl.8.dylib (compatibility version 10.0.0, current version 10.5.0)
	/opt/local/lib/libiconv.2.dylib (compatibility version 9.0.0, current version 9.0.0)

The  lynx-cur.tar.gz from>
does not crash while renaming file or path.
>  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, 
>     ...
>  Mac port lynx crashes when renaming a file/folder.
from does not crash.
>  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?

sorry, my english is not very concease, but here is how to reproduce:
 here is the complete procedure to repeat.
sudo port install lynx.
lynx ./
   m n
NEWNAME return:
   abort: trap 6!!!

this was fixed in lynx-cur when i contacted Thomas Dickey.

>  Also, I see an incorrect list address was used on this email thread.
>  Remember to write only to macports-users [at], not at any other domain name.

sorry, i have benn too confiant to mail:
next time i will verify what it does,.


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