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Re: Bug#272069: apache: fix for #269009 raised a new problem


 Ancient bug dig up, I know. ;)

* Fabio Massimo Di Nitto <fabbione@fabbione.net> [2004-09-17 11:23:15 CEST]:
> On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> > Package: apache
> > Version: 1.3.31-6
> > Severity: important
> >
> > #269009's usage of www-browser instead of lynx raised a new problem: Not
> > all www-browser alternatives do support -dump.
> This is a browser problem. Almost all the www-browsers support -dump. I
> fail to see why it is an apache problem to work around it. A package that
> offers an alternative should be capable to provide all the basic options
> as the others.

 I agree - and I see one way people can make use of it: defining LYNX in
/etc/apache2/envvars like e.g.:

export LYNX="netrik --dump"

 That should work from reading the source and fix the issue for

 Do you think you could add that either as a comment into the envvars
file that this is possible, or put it into some other docs? That could
then be assumed as a fix for this bug. :)

 Thanks in advance!

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