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Re: [Lynx-dev] Unexpected behavior downloading Lynx's binary

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Unexpected behavior downloading Lynx's binary
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2016 20:58:43 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 06:36:11PM -0800, address@hidden wrote:
> I found an unexpected behavior in downloading Lynx's binary by Lynx.
> --> Downloaded file: lynx2.8.9dev.11.tar.bz2
>     The file is gzipped. (mismatch between content (gzipped) and file 
> extention (bz2))
> --> Downloaded file:
>     The file is gzipped but I expect not gzipped file, that is 
> I tried it using 2.8.9dev.11 on Ubuntu 14.04.
> Configure option includes "--with-bzlib --with-zlib"
> Preferred encoding: All
> I found a discussion below.
> Is this also a server problem?

perhaps (I just verified that the file _on_ the server is correct).

I'll investigate, but it's a low-cost hosting, so support is...
> According to the trace log, the server sent "Content-Encoding: gzip" in the 
> response header in both cases.
> I think the client should store uncompressed files in these cases.

hmm - just ".tar" ?

(but then the server would not provide bzip2...)

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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