[elinks-users] Compile problem

Lars Bjørndal lars at lamasti.net
Mon Jan 2 12:31:55 PST 2012


Hello, list!

[Witold Filipczyk]

> Lars Bjørndal <lars <at> lamasti.net> writes:
>
>> 
>> The compile process fails.
>> 
>> >From configure output:
>> 
>> ECMAScript (JavaScript) ......... SpiderMonkey document scripting
>> Browser scripting ............... SpiderMonkey
>> 
> [snip]
>
> Are you sure, you got the latest sources of ELinks?
> Recent changes were made in November 2011.

Thank you for pointing this out. I'm certainly not very familiar with
git, and, if I remember correctly, I did 'git checkout' from the elinks
directory. Maybe this isn't what I should have done to update it.
Anyway, now I was able to compile elinks with ECMAScript. I still have
some odd issues:

- Elinks crashes, and terminates, if activating some links in my digital bank
  account. This happens also if I turn ECMAscript off.

- Using Elinks from within screen, raises problems. The terminal beeps
  at every new page load, and the terminal is confused somehow, because
  it also beeps when changing screen number. I can workaround this by
  attaching to the screen session after setting TERM=vt100, but that
  leads to other odd situations with other programs, like emacs.

Is there a chance that this could be looked into?

I'm running Fedora 15.

Thanks, and regards,
Lars



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