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Re: lynx-dev lynx, cron and tty

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx, cron and tty
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 06:34:29 -0500
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On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 11:15:20PM -0500, Harland Christofferson wrote:
> i am still wrestling w/ running lynx from a cron job ...
> i have tried:
> stty cols 160 rows 80
> lynx -cmd_script=myscript > /dev/stty3 > outfile.txt
> but the piped data output from lynx is still truncated as if there 
> is a default tty size cron uses. i have not been able to figure this 
> out. i cannot use -dump option because i have to use the script to 
> navigate an ssl server. based on values piped to outfile.txt, i buld 
> more scripts to run in lynx.
> also, changing and exporting bash environment variables COLUMNS and 
> LINES to values i need is ineffective as well.

If I can reproduce the problem, I can tell you what the fix is.  I seem
to recall that you're using Debian.  Just to check:

        a) what version of lynx are you using
        b) is it linked with slang or ncurses
        c) what platform (Debian?) are you using

Thomas E. Dickey

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