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Re: lynx-dev [BUGS 2.8.3.dev4] partial, off-by-one

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev [BUGS 2.8.3.dev4] partial, off-by-one
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 1999 07:43:42 -0500 (CDT)

On Tue, 20 Jul 1999, Leonid Pauzner wrote:
> > On Sun, 18 Jul 1999, Leonid Pauzner wrote:
> >> >      * From: Ilya Zakharevich <address@hidden>
> >> >      * Date: Sun, 18 Jul 1999 01:24:58 -0400 (EDT)
> >>
> >> > a) I could not understand whether "partial" should work with local
> >> >    gzipped files.  As far as I can see, it does not work.
> >>
> >> It should (according to the code) work if lynx compiled with zlib, 
> >> otherwise
> >> it doesn't (lynx will call gzip to decompress the file first and then load
> >> temp file in a standart way, using "partial" mode if enabled, isn't it?).
> > Are you saying it should *not* work if lynx is not compiled with zlib?
> Yes, it was my wild guess (based on loading remote gziped files).
> After decompression lynx will load uncompressed temp file but that will be
> the next stage, right?

Yes, but shouldn't it "work" during that "next stage"?  (I am not sure
whether it does.)

Of course working at the local second stage is much less interesting
than the first stage for remote gzipped files.  (But the question was
about files that are local in the first place.)


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