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Re: lynx-dev patch: lynx.cfg (was jumping)

From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: Re: lynx-dev patch: lynx.cfg (was jumping)
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 11:26:46 +0400 (MSD)

13-Apr-99 02:52 Philip Webb wrote:
> 990413 Henry Nelson recommended:
>>  JUMPFILE:./ltest/lynx2-8-2/jumps.html
>> In the distribution lynx.cfg file, there are the instructions:
>> # Do not include "file://localhost" in the definition.
>> [...] #JUMPFILE:/Lynx_Dir/jumps.html

> the following don't work:

> JUMPFILE:/ltest/lynx2-8-2/jumps.html
> JUMPFILE:./ltest/lynx2-8-2/jumps.html
> JUMPFILE:~/ltest/lynx2-8-2/jumps.html

> the next one does:

> JUMPFILE:/homes/purslow/ltest/lynx2-8-2/jumps.html

> this is bizarre: is there anywhere else
> where the full  file://...  doesn't work nor does simply  ~... ,
> but the spelled-out local-system path does?

Yet another case (also HELPFILE, COOKIE_FILE, lynx_cfg_file, etc?)
where we should use a single function to expand tilde to $HOME
when we are talking local file.

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