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Re: lynx-dev lynx, cron and tty

From: Harland Christofferson
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx, cron and tty
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 09:45:05 -0500

At Tuesday, 10 February 2004, you wrote:

>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.
>> 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

a) lynx version 2.8.4rel.1 (17 jul 2001)
   libwww-FM 2.14, SSL-MM 1.4.1, OpenSSL 0.9.6c
   Built on linux-gnu Nov 22 2002 21:54:44

b) i am not sure how to get the information to answer this.

c) Debian Linux 2.4.18-bf2.4

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