[links-list] Re: 0.97pre1

Mikulas Patocka mikulas at artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz
Thu Jan 31 11:19:58 PST 2002


On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, Petr Baudis wrote:

> Dear diary, on Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 03:39:38PM CET, I got a letter, where Petr
> Baudis <pasky at pasky.ji.cz> told me, that...
> > > > what about the elinks stuff?
> > > 
> > > I tried some os/2 elinks binary i found on hobbes, and i got segfault quite
> > > quickly when clicking on 'history' and 'unhistory'. I'd rather keep these
> > > things away from normal links.
> > Well, unhistory apparently has some problems and I'm going to review this
> > stuff before making elinks-0.3 STABLE (unhistory isn't in elinks-0.2). The
> > only other thing I believe may have some serious problems is partial rewrite
> > of DNS lookups and IPv6 support.
> 
> Now I think I hopefully fixed the bugs in unhistory (it basically didn't
> appropriatelly took the first member of the history as a current location).
> 
> OBTW, what about the rewritten DNS lookups and IPv6 support? (which
> definitively is not a creeping featurism but just staying in touch with
> internet development).

IPv6 might go in. If it isn't too large & dirty. You basically have to
change typedef unsigned ip to a larger type and rewrite lookup and
connect. 

Mikulas

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