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Re: lynx-dev "hanging" after d)ownloading large file

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev "hanging" after d)ownloading large file
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 06:07:20 -0600 (CST)

On Fri, 17 Dec 1999, Vlad Harchev wrote:

>  I see this too, but only if using lynx for DOS, connecting via
> WinProxy3.0, while getting files as a result of link activation ( I didn't
> test plain downloading yet). 

> I have extended read progress status enabled, and 
> for some sites lynx "handgs" when getting the page (as a result of normal 
> link 
> activation) - the read status shown is like 
>       Read 2345 of 2345
> - ie all content is read, 

No it doesn't mean that.  Not reliably, not for HTTP.

> but seems that remote server didn't close
> connection. As I remember, all http servers with which I saw this problem was
> Apaches. Seems that this problem is not caused by Proxy - there is a status
> window for WinProxy, that shows all present connections - with 'hanging' lynx
> connection among them

I don't see how this leads to the conclusion that it's not the proxy's fault.

> (so I assume that either remote server or Windows TCP
> stack is guilty).


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