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Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx W32 bug report

From: Alan Cox
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx W32 bug report
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 1997 09:55:30 +0000 (GMT)

> Is this close enough to correct?  I don't understand the need for
> ~buttles/ when ~/ should do the same thing and if it doesn't then why
> would you do it with lynx.cfg?

~someoneelse/  eg


>       /*        
>        *  Convert a '~' in the configuration file path to $HOME.        
>        */
> if (lynx_cfg_file[0] == '~') {
                && lynx_cfg_file[1]=='/')

if you do it this way. What is supposed to occur in Unix is:

        ~/              -> $HOME
        ~validusername/ -> getpwnam(validusername); pw->pw_dir return field

Note: if I set $HOME somewhere then ~ and ~myusername are different.


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