[elinks-users] Trying to get hooks.pl working

John Magolske listmail at b79.net
Tue Aug 6 17:41:26 PDT 2013


* Witold Filipczyk <gglater62 at gmail.com> [130806 12:00]:
> W dniu 06.08.2013 o 17:12 John Magolske <listmail at b79.net> pisze:
> > I just came across this hooks.pl snippet that allows ELinks to
> > display threaded comments on Hacker News nicely indented:
> > 
> > sub pre_format_html_hook {
> >   my ($url, $html) = (shift, shift);
> >   if ($url =~ m|news.ycombinator.com/item\?id=|) {
> >     $html =~ s|<img src="s.gif" height=1  
> > width=([0-9]{1,3})>|' 'x($1/10)|eg;
> >   }
> >   return $html;
> > }
> > 
> > http://pastebin.com/P4frn4N7
> > https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6151718
> > 
> > ... tried compiling with Perl support:
> >
> >     % ./configure --with-lua --with-perl
> >       [...]
> >       checking for Perl... no
> >
> > Not sure why perl isn't found...
> 
> Did you install libperl-dev?

Ah, but of course...installing libperl-dev did the trick, works
perfectly now. Nice to be reading indented HN comments in ELinks.

Thanks!

John

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