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Adding the "links" text mode web browser to the base system
The NetBSD base system includes HTML versions of man pages, and
several other HTML files. However, it does not include an application
capable of displaying such files.
I would like to add the "links" text mode web browser to the NetBSD
base system. It has a GPLv2 licence, and I would add it under
src/external/gpl2/links, and make it install as /usr/bin/links.
A MKLINKS build-time option could prevent building it. The i386
executable is 1064887 bytes unstripped, 1009916 bytes stripped.
In addition to its use for displaying documentation that is
distributed with the system, a web browser has obvious uses for
browsing the web. As non-graphical browsers go, links seems to
work reasonably well.
--apb (Alan Barrett)
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