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Re: [Lynx-dev] --enable-nsl-fork doesn't always work ?

From: Frédéric L . W . Meunier
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] --enable-nsl-fork doesn't always work ?
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2012 17:36:13 -0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 03:33:23PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 03:14:45PM -0300, Frédéric L. W. Meunier wrote:
> > I installed Arch Linux and compiled 2.8.8dev.12 on it to have the latest 
> > code. The problem is that something stopped working: 'z', to interrupt 
> > the "Looking up" phase. Now, it stops after ~10 seconds if the site is 
> > unavailable, like . --enable-nsl-fork was 
> > enabled, so what may be causing it ? glibc ? It works fine with 
> > Slackware.
> I checked with an older version, and it still hangs.  Lynx is hanging
> not in the DNS lookup (which is what nsl-fork is good for), but in
> connecting to the site.  There was some discussion of this aspect a
> while back - I don't recall that anyone proposed to fix for interrupting
> this, aside from noting that it times out after a while.

Here, it hangs at "Looking up", after ~10 
seconds returns "Alert!: Unable to connect to remote host." and I can 
get it back.

But I was wrong. I thought it worked on Slackware, but I compiled 
2.8.8dev.12 on it and it does the same. 2.8.7rel.2 works fine.

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