Debian Bug report logs - #732236
lynx.1: Some typographical changes in the manual

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Package: lynx; Maintainer for lynx is Atsuhito KOHDA <>; Source for lynx is src:lynx-cur.

Reported by: Bjarni Ingi Gislason <>

Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2013 21:33:01 UTC

Severity: minor

Tags: patch

Found in version lynx-cur/2.8.8pre1-1

Fixed in version lynx-cur/2.8.8pre2-1

Done: Atsuhito Kohda <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#732236; Package lynx. (Sun, 15 Dec 2013 21:33:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Bjarni Ingi Gislason <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: lynx.1: Some typographical changes in the manual
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2013 21:29:06 +0000
Package: lynx
Version: 2.8.8pre1-1
Severity: minor
Tags: patch

Dear Maintainer,


  A full stop, that begins or ends a string, protected with \&

  - changed to \- if it is a prefix of an option name



--- lynx.1	2013-12-03 04:41:53.000000000 +0000
+++	2013-12-14 23:14:45.000000000 +0000
@@ -210,7 +210,7 @@ and hexadecimal values represent other 8
 .B set
 followed by a \*(``name=value\*('' allows one to override values set in the
-lynx.cfg or .lynxrc files.
+lynx.cfg or \&.lynxrc files.
 \fILynx\fP tries the cfg-file setting first.
@@ -225,10 +225,10 @@ it is equivalent to setting the \fBCOLOR
 library like \fBncurses\fR, \fILynx\fP relies completely on the terminal
 description to determine whether color mode is possible, and
 this flag is not needed and thus unavailable.)
-A saved show_color=always setting found in a .lynxrc file at
+A saved show_color=always setting found in a \&.lynxrc file at
 startup has the same effect.
 A saved show_color=never found
-in .lynxrc on startup is overridden by this flag.
+in \&.lynxrc on startup is overridden by this flag.
 .B \-connect_timeout\fR=\fIN
 Sets the connection timeout, where N is given in seconds.
@@ -241,7 +241,7 @@ for most systems, but ~/cookies for MS-D
 .B \-cookie_save_file\fR=\fIFILENAME
 specifies a file to use to store cookies.
 If none is specified, the value given by
-\fB-cookie_file\fR is used.
+\fB\-cookie_file\fR is used.
 .B \-cookies
 toggles handling of Set-Cookie headers.
@@ -467,7 +467,7 @@ within a mailto URL or form ACTION.
 .B \-nocolor
 force color mode off, overriding terminal capabilities and any
--color flags, COLORTERM variable, and saved .lynxrc settings.
+\-color flags, COLORTERM variable, and saved \&.lynxrc settings.
 .B \-noexec
 disable local program execution.
@@ -690,7 +690,7 @@ disallow mail.
 disallow USENET News posting.
 .B options_save
-disallow saving options in .lynxrc.
+disallow saving options in \&.lynxrc.
 .B outside_ftp
 disallow ftps for people coming from outside your
@@ -742,7 +742,7 @@ toggles showing scrollbar.
 toggles showing arrows at ends of the scrollbar.
 .B \-selective
-require .www_browsable files to browse directories.
+require \&.www_browsable files to browse directories.
 .B \-session\fR=\fIFILENAME
 resumes from specified file on startup and saves session to that file on exit.
@@ -860,7 +860,7 @@ color-style
 TRST (table layout)
 .B 8
-configuration (lynx.cfg, .lynxrc, .lynx-keymaps, mime.types and mailcap contents)
+configuration (lynx.cfg, \&.lynxrc, \&.lynx-keymaps, mime.types and mailcap contents)
 .B 16
 binary string copy/append, used in form data construction.
@@ -1297,6 +1297,6 @@ Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Rese
 Shrewsbury, Massachusetts 01545
-Thomas E. Dickey
+Thomas E.\& Dickey

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.2
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'proposed-updates'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i586)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.46-1-rt67-1
Locale: LANG=is_IS, LC_CTYPE=is_IS (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages lynx depends on:
ii  lynx-cur  2.8.8pre1-1

lynx recommends no packages.

lynx suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

Bjarni I. Gislason

Reply sent to Atsuhito Kohda <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Fri, 27 Dec 2013 07:21:09 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Bjarni Ingi Gislason <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Fri, 27 Dec 2013 07:21:09 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Atsuhito Kohda <>
Subject: Bug#732236: fixed in lynx-cur 2.8.8pre2-1
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2013 07:18:26 +0000
Source: lynx-cur
Source-Version: 2.8.8pre2-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
lynx-cur, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Atsuhito Kohda <> (supplier of updated lynx-cur package)

(This message was generated automatically at their request; if you
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Format: 1.8
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2013 14:58:21 +0900
Source: lynx-cur
Binary: lynx-cur lynx-cur-wrapper lynx
Architecture: source all amd64
Version: 2.8.8pre2-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: medium
Maintainer: Atsuhito KOHDA <>
Changed-By: Atsuhito Kohda <>
 lynx       - Text-mode WWW Browser (transitional package)
 lynx-cur   - Text-mode WWW Browser with NLS support (development version)
 lynx-cur-wrapper - Wrapper for lynx-cur (transitional package)
Closes: 732236
 lynx-cur (2.8.8pre2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
   * New upstream release
    - typographical fixes for manpage (Closes: #732236)
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