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lynx-dev userdefs.h vs config (was different)

From: Philip Webb
Subject: lynx-dev userdefs.h vs config (was different)
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 17:53:42 -0500 (EST)

991124 Thomas Dickey wrote: 
> There are still a number of settings which are generally configured 
> in userdefs.h, even after configure is used, and which can not be set 
>                     ^^^^^ 
HN> I always edit userdefs.h _before_ running the configure script.
HN> Is it irrelevant whether one edits userdefs.h before or after? 
> yes: order does not matter,
> since userdefs.h isn't used during the configure process
to quote INSTALLATION (2-8-3dev.14):

I. General configuration instructions (all ports).

Step 1. (define compile-time variables  -- See the userdefs.h file.)
    There are a few variables that MUST be defined, or Lynx will not build.
              ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    There are a few more that you will probably want to change.  The variables
    that must be changed are marked as such in the userdefs.h file.  Just edit
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^   ^^^^^^^^^
    this file, and the changes should be straight forward.  If you compile
    using autoconfigure, you can set most defines with option switches and do
    not absolutely have to edit userdefs.h.  Many of the variables are now
        ??????????                           ^^^^
    configurable in the lynx.cfg file, so you may set them at run-time if you

time somebody did an update patch?
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