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Re: lynx-dev calling lynx from xterm

From: Stef Caunter
Subject: Re: lynx-dev calling lynx from xterm
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 22:33:25 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, Thomas Dickey wrote:

> But isn't the
>       XXX=value command
> doing that?  Seems to work when I do that sort of thing.  It's not the
> same as
>       XXX=value
>       command.

Yes, quite right, sets it for that shell.

When I run these in cron I am reading in a pipe from

lynx -dump url

from within a perl script which processes the

I've always found lynx ssl the best tool for this kind of
job and that it gets lines perfectly and reliably.

has some discussion of the subject; there is mention that
cron won't set terminal modes since there is no tty device
per se.


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