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Re: LYNX-DEV Re: downloading docs to local directory

From: Foteos Macrides
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Re: downloading docs to local directory
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 1996 18:26:22 -0500 (EST)

Klaus Weide <address@hidden> wrote:
>Anyway, in the specific case that triggered this lively thread, it turns
>out that all our initial guesses where some lightyears off.  The user
>clarified to me:
>It says enter file name and i do so.
>> Then it says
>> " /usr/ucb/pc: not found."
>That looks more like a simple typo in userdefs.h than anything else.
>Culhane had misunderstood the message from the shell.  I told him
>to talk to the people who compiled and installed Lynx to correct
>the typo.
>BTW defining SAVE_SPACE to some nonexisting directory would be a rather
>inefficient way of preventing downloads...  I assume if that had been
>the intention, the user would never see a download prompt.

        No, temporary files are created in the system tmp or scratch
space, and in the login directory if an fopen there fails.  That's
not likely to fail unles there's a disk quota problem.


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