Differences in binary and compiled port

Russell Jones russell.jones at physics.ox.ac.uk
Mon Nov 6 09:51:05 UTC 2017

On 03/11/17 21:30, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On 3 November 2017 at 19:30, dan d. wrote:
>> Hello macporters,
>> I got the web browser lynx both by downloading the binary version and compiling one locally.
>> Without going into much detail, there are some minor differences in how it works with speech using a screen reader.
>> In the binary version it reads each link as I arrow up or down.
>> The compiled version does not, I must read the line manually to have it spoken.
>> Any idea why there is this difference?
> Can you please try to recompile with
>      sudo port -ts install lynx
> and check whether it's still different?
> One thing that's easy to explain would be opportunistic linking: when
> a library is used despite not being defined as a dependency. But
> that's a blind guess. Usually the two should be the same. If they are
> not, that's a bug worth reporting.
> Mojca
You could also compare the output of "otool -L /opt/local/bin/lynx"


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