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Re: LYNX-DEV Re: Accept-Encoding: gzip, compress (getting off-topic)

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Re: Accept-Encoding: gzip, compress (getting off-topic)
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 1997 10:36:57 -0500 (EST)

> Of course, there would be a problem with systems where gzip is missing or
> where the path to compress/gzip isn't correct - perhaps lynx should check
> if gzip/compreses executables exist in the places it expects - surely
> during the autoconfigure, and maybe even after starting lynx - if gzip is
during the autoconfigure is on my list.

> missing, lynx shouldn't send that it accepts gzip-encoded documents.. (And
> it often happens when someone picks a pre-compiled lynx for, say, HP-UX,
> gzip is likely to be on the machine lynx was compiled but may be missing
> on the machine it's run.. Even on my Linux at home gzip was in /bin but
> lynx thought it to be in /usr/bin..)
perhaps lynx should get that from lynx.cfg

Thomas E. Dickey
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