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Re: lynx-dev more on configure wrt bind/resolv and inet_addr

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev more on configure wrt bind/resolv and inet_addr
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 1999 19:35:19 -0500 (EST)

> On Sat, 30 Jan 1999, Henry Nelson wrote: 
> >"for cf_inetlib in -lbind -lresolv ; do ; if ; else ; done" will only 
> >work if lresolv succeeds (which is highly unlikely if lbind succeeds). 
> >A patch to the configure script to fix this is appended (dev.15). 
> Since I originally caused this problem to be investigated, is there 
> some version of Lynx I should download and try to build _with no changes_ 
> to see if I can get it to work? 

dev.15 should be ok - however someone reported a problem, which I've
not looked at yet.  (the problem from dev.14 that I fixed was simply
to restore $LIBS if neither library had the inet_addr function - an
error on my part, not a defect in the approach).
> (In other words, verify that the fix worked.) 
> There was discussion of this a while ago where someone mentioned problems, 
> so I haven't tested the fix yet in case the solution was undergoing more 
> changes (such as the one I'm replying to). 

Thomas E. Dickey

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