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[Lynx-dev] ANN: lynx2.8.9dev.7

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: [Lynx-dev] ANN: lynx2.8.9dev.7
Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2015 01:56:44 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

The current version of lynx is 2.8.8

It's available at
2.8.9 Development & patches:


2015-12-18 (2.8.9dev.7)
* make the HTTP version configurable, defaulting to "1.0" (HTTP/1.0) as
  HTTP_PROTOCOL, and make it changeable in the options menu -TD
* switch HTTP version to 1.1, adding an explicit "close" to work around
  the pitfall of persistent connections.  This is to work around a selective
  reading of RFC 2068 by - see
  -Axel Beckert
* fix a potential null dereference in tidy_tls.c reported by Coverity -TD
* extend advanced mode by showing field names in forms in the status line
  (suggested by TG) -TD
* fix some typos found by lintian -Axel Beckert
* correct buffer size in pretty_html() function of LYKeymap.c -TG
* add support for some HTML5 elements -Kihara Hideto 
  Using this change, you can jump to <section id="speakers">.
  (The addition in src{0,1}_HTMLDTD.txt is copied from DIV.)
  <section>, <article>, <main>, <aside>, <header>, <footer>, <nav>, <figure>
* improve configure check for extended curses functions, needed for compiling
  with ncursesw on OSX, in particular when configuring with ncurses6 (report
  by Tom Wyant) -TD
* set SSL_MODE_AUTO_RETRY in OpenSSL configuration, completing work needed for
  Debian #707059 -TD
* correct description used for "K" vs "k" key binding in manpage -TD
* adopt some of the patches from Debian lynx package:
  + add Delete key usage to manpage (patch by Denis Briand, Debian #74358)
  + add $(LDFLAGS) when building makeuctb (patch by Atsuhito Kohda).
  + add NO_BUILDSTAMP symbol to appease
  + add -n option to gzip when making gzip'd helpfiles (patch by Andreas
  + add support for client certificates (patch by Simon Kainz, Debian #797901).
* use POSIX locale when sorting entries in cfg_defs.h (patch by Reiner Hermann,
  Debian #792770).
* move homepage for Lynx from
  because ISC has ended support -TD
* change "GNU Public License" to "GNU General Public License" for consistency
  (report by Axel Beckert) -TD
* free a use-after-free in scan_cookie_sublist (Redhat #1120925) -TG
* updates for configure macros from ncurses and xterm -TD
* fix for gnutls logic to support rehandshake on negotiation for optional
  client certificate, e.g., for (patch by
  Simon Kainz, Debian #797059).
* update ca.po, sv.po, et.po from
* use gnutls_set_default_priority() to simplify algorithm priorities in the
  gnutls configuration as well as track occassional changes in that library
  (patch by Andreas Metzler, Debian #789189, Debian #784430).
* correct logic in LYsetRcValue() from 2.8.8dev.13, which would free the wrong
  pointer if the input had leading blanks (patch by Ruda Moura).
* fix CF_CHECK_SIZEOF autoconf macro to work when its working variables have
  been preset to an empty value (report by Andrew Arensburger) -TD
* update config.guess (2015-10-21), config.sub (2015-08-20)

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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