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Re: lynx-dev Proposed patch (DOS related)

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Proposed patch (DOS related)
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 05:21:30 -0400 (EDT)

> First, although I am not changing the subject thread, I have no singular 
> objection to any particular patch.  What I do object to is to autoconf 
> trying to force an 83Kb file on me without telling me.  Autoconf, if I 
> allowed it to do so, but which I don't because I don't have that luxury on 
> all machines on my system, would install the complete, comments and all, 
> distribution lynx.cfg in /usr/local/lib. 

it's not autoconf -- it's the makefile rules (the autoconf comes into
play only because it's an easy way to ifdef this makefile feature).

> Does the above make this clear?  If not I'll try again.  The point is *not* 
> that I "do _not_ need any lynx.cfg in lynx_help/", the point is that I do NOT 
> *WANT* it period.  Also, I want autoconf to stop trying to put it somewhere. 
> I want a URL, plain and simple (and 0Kb). 
> > Tom, please add this patch for those on UNIX 
> > who builds without autoconf if any. 

I'll try to unravel it (will start integrating again once the tvgen and
nsl-fork stuff starts to settle)
> __Henry 

Thomas E. Dickey

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