Re: Lynx spinning. Kernel problem?

Edward Dunagin (
Tue, 26 Nov 1996 09:49:17 -0500 (EST)

the lynx.cfg STARTFILE defaults to

this site no longer has a directory named "pages".

so lynx bombs out! (don't know what is wrong at nyu)


On Mon, 25 Nov 1996, Alan Cox wrote:

> > So what I imagine is happening is lynx (2.3 BETA) calls 'connect'
> > with a non-blocking socket, and connect returns immediately. Then lynx
> > selects with a zero timeout, the select returns, and lynx calls connect
> > again. But why would lynx do anything so stupid?
> Lynx is written by folks who didnt read the man pages to select
> carefully. Make it reassign a timeout to the select before each select
> call
> Alan