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Re: LYNX-DEV lynx crashes on this url

From: Duncan Hill
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV lynx crashes on this url
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 21:34:39 +0400 (GMT-4)

On Tue, 25 Mar 1997, Klaus Weide wrote:

> I tried it several times, on several machines and with several lynx
> versions.  So far I could not get Lynx to crash in the manner described.
> However I can get it to dump core when quitting Lynx shortly *after*
> downloading.

Hmm..I can reproduce it consistently..

> > Lynx also left its files in /tmp.  an HTML and the ".gz"..which is
> > actually text/plain..
> None of that is very surprising (and it is arguably not a lynx bug),
> given the nonsensical HTTP headers that are being sent.

Yeah..I spoke to the webmaster..all the patches are in a database for some
reason.  He's tried it with Lynx, and gets a totally different result yet
again...GUI browsers have no problem though.  

> But if they fix it now we may miss the chance to catch the bug..

I think I know what causes the x-gzip..the file types for Apache most
probably has the default file type set to x-gzip..I could be wrong though.

Duncan Hill
Administrator/Webmaster for Bajan.Org
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