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Re: LYNX-DEV bg - fg = ok

From: Alan Cox
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV bg - fg = ok
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 1997 13:34:49 +0000 (GMT)

> > -- can it be that difficult to fix up Lynx to allow background working?
> Difficult or easy, someone has to write the code.

It isnt trivial. The problem is the shell is involved in all of this and
the OS is trying to be helpful. Because we are polling stdin when downloading
(for 'z') we are assumed to be waiting for input and helpfully stopped.


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