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Re: [elinks-dev] The Links/Links2/ELinks browsers are unusable on Debian GNU/Hurd

On 08/09/09 08:34 +0300, Kalle Olavi Niemitalo said ...
> Kalle Olavi Niemitalo <kon@iki.fi> writes:
> > Until you have a proper fix, you might also patch ELinks to work
> > around the bug.
> FYI, last night's elinks-0.12 snapshot (elinks-0.12-20080909)
> includes a similar patch.  (This has not yet been merged to
> ELinks 0.13.GIT.)  The source also no longer makes assumptions on
> the range of errno values like 0.11.4 does.  So I think the lack
> of /dev/random is now the only Hurd-specific problem hindering
> the use of ELinks.  If you configure GnuTLS to use some
> user-space entropy source, and configure ELinks to use GnuTLS,
> then everything should work fine.
> The Debian experimental elinks package seems stuck at
> 0.12~20080527-2 though?  I guess you can't have a newer version
> specifically for the Hurd.

I am in the process of packaging ELinks 0.12pre1 for unstable, soon
afterwhich, I will package snapshots of 0.13 for experimental.  I will
update the version in unstable per official ELinks 0.12 releases, so
hopefully one of those will make it usable on GNU/Hurd.



Y Giridhar Appaji Nag | http://appaji.net/

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