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Last change on this file since 520d0fe was 520d0fe, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 18 years ago

Updated build entities and added indexing tags to the Lynx instructions

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY lynx-download-http "http://lynx.isc.org/release/lynx&lynx-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY lynx-download-ftp "ftp://lynx.isc.org/lynx&lynx-version;/lynx&lynx-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY lynx-md5sum "d1e5134e5d175f913c16cb6768bc30eb">
10 <!ENTITY lynx-size "2.2 MB">
11 <!ENTITY lynx-buildsize "25 MB">
12 <!ENTITY lynx-time "0.48 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="lynx" xreflabel="Lynx-&lynx-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="lynx.html"?>
21<title>Lynx-&lynx-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="lynx">
23<primary sortas="a-Lynx">Lynx</primary></indexterm>
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to <application>Lynx</application></title>
27
28<para><application>Lynx</application> is a text based web browser.</para>
29
30<sect3><title>Package information</title>
31<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
32<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
33url="&lynx-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
34<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
35url="&lynx-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &lynx-md5sum;</para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Download size: &lynx-size;</para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
39&lynx-buildsize;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
41&lynx-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
42</sect3>
43
44<sect3><title><application>Lynx</application> dependencies</title>
45<sect4><title>Optional</title>
46<para><xref linkend="openssl"/> or
47<ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/">GnuTLS</ulink> (which
48needs <ulink
49url="ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/alpha/libgpg-error/">libgpg-error</ulink>
50then <ulink url="ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/libgcrypt/">libgcrypt</ulink>),
51<ulink url="../server/mail.html">MTA</ulink>,
52<xref linkend="zip"/>, <xref linkend="unzip"/>,
53<xref linkend="slang"/>, <ulink
54url="http://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/utils/compress/ncompress-4.2.4.tar.Z">
55ncompress</ulink> and
56<ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/sharutils/">sharutils</ulink></para>
57</sect4>
58</sect3>
59
60</sect2>
61
62<sect2>
63<title>Installation of <application>Lynx</application></title>
64
65<para>Install <application>Lynx</application> by running the following
66commands:</para>
67
68<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/etc \
69 --with-zlib --with-bzlib &amp;&amp;
70make</command></userinput></screen>
71
72<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
73
74<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install &amp;&amp;
75make docdir=/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_doc \
76 helpdir=/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_help install-doc &amp;&amp;
77make docdir=/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_doc \
78 helpdir=/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_help install-help &amp;&amp;
79chgrp -v -R root /usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_doc</command></userinput></screen>
80
81</sect2>
82
83<sect2>
84<title>Command explanations</title>
85
86<para><parameter>--libdir=/etc</parameter>: For some reason, the
87<command>configure</command> and <command>make</command> routine for
88<application>Lynx</application> uses libdir as the prefix for the
89configuration file. This is set to <filename class="directory">/etc</filename>
90so that the system wide configuration file is
91<filename>/etc/lynx.cfg</filename>.</para>
92
93<para><option>--with-zlib</option>: This enables support for
94linking <application>libz</application> into
95<application>Lynx</application>.</para>
96
97<para><option>--with-bzlib</option>: This enables support for
98linking <application>libbz2</application> into
99<application>Lynx</application>.</para>
100
101<para><parameter>docdir=... helpdir=...</parameter>: These
102variables are set to avoid getting the help and documentation files installed
103under <filename class="directory">/etc</filename>.</para>
104
105<para><option>--with-ssl</option>: This enables support for
106linking <acronym>SSL</acronym> into <application>Lynx</application>.</para>
107
108<para><option>--with-gnutls</option>: This enables support for
109linking <application>Gnu<acronym>TLS</acronym></application> into
110<application>Lynx</application>.</para>
111
112<para><command>chgrp -v -R root /usr/share/doc/lynx/2.8.5/lynx_doc</command>:
113This command corrects the improper group ownership of installed documentation
114files caused if <application>Lynx</application> is built by any user other
115than root.</para>
116
117</sect2>
118
119<sect2>
120<title>Configuring <application>Lynx</application></title>
121
122<sect3 id="lynx-config"><title>Config files</title>
123<para><filename>/etc/lynx.cfg</filename></para>
124<indexterm zone="lynx lynx-config">
125<primary sortas="e-etc-lynx.cfg">/etc/lynx.cfg</primary></indexterm>
126</sect3>
127
128<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
129
130<para>Various settings such as proxies can be set in the system-wide
131<filename>lynx.cfg</filename> file found in
132<filename class="directory">/etc</filename>.</para>
133</sect3>
134
135</sect2>
136
137<sect2>
138<title>Contents</title>
139
140<segmentedlist>
141<segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
142<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
143<segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
144
145<seglistitem>
146<seg>lynx</seg>
147<seg>None</seg>
148<seg>/usr/share/doc/lynx</seg>
149</seglistitem>
150</segmentedlist>
151
152<variablelist>
153<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
154<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
155
156<varlistentry id="lynx-prog">
157<term><command>lynx</command></term>
158<listitem><para>is a general purpose, text-based, distributed information
159browser for the World Wide Web.</para>
160<indexterm zone="lynx lynx-prog">
161<primary sortas="b-lynx">lynx</primary>
162</indexterm></listitem>
163</varlistentry>
164</variablelist>
165
166</sect2>
167
168</sect1>
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