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Mon Oct 29 21:42:58 UTC 2018

Didier Spaier here,

Wait! Actually its possible to build edbrowse on Slint,
as Jude DaShiell did it. I jut remembered an email he 
sent me about that, that I forward below.

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On 19/10/2018 19:03, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> There's a program on the url in forwarded e-mail to test proper linkage
> between ncurses and readline.  Where lynx breaks for a screen I have to
> copy text in in two pieces.  If you attempt to build edbrowse you'll need
> PyYAML package for duktape and that's already available.  The duktape
> package isn't available in slackware yet.  tidy-html5 will also be needed.
> Neither tidy-html5 or duktape have problems building on slint if
> instructions are followed in the README file in an edbrowse root directory
> once edbrowse is unpacked.  The bug came from RedHat and I don't know if
> this one applies to slint yet.
> --
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 21:45:17
> From: Karl Dahlke <eklhad at comcast.net>
> To: jdashiel at panix.com, chris at the-brannons.com
> Subject: typescript file for you
> I dunno; I feel like I'm on the right track.
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499837
> I know that's redhat but still...
> Not sure why -lncurses didn't fix it.
> Can you compile and run the test program on this web page?
> Karl Dahlke

On 29/10/2018 13:33, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Didier Spaier here.
> I have read the instructions to build it, and that's not that simple.
> Before I invest time to the dependencies then the software itself,
> could you please just try a static binary?
> It's available here:
> http://edbrowse.org/static/
> I did that and at least edbrowse starts here on Slint.
> let me know how that goes
> Best,
> Didier
> On 28/10/2018 22:14, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> On 28/10/2018 20:55, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>>> I tried building edbrowse on slint which is a fork of slackware and
>>> couldn't do it.  The build went very far but apparently slint has
>>> readline and ncurses not properly linked or not linked at all.
>>> I have used this on archlinux and on debian and on those systems had no
>>> problem and no need to build edbrowse either.
>> Thanks for the heads-up, I'll try to build a package for Slint.
>> Best,
>> Didier
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