[Slackbuilds-users] w3m

David Woodfall dave at dawoodfall.net
Tue Jan 2 20:52:53 UTC 2018

>On Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 07:40:50PM +0000, David Woodfall wrote:
>> I've tried to email Grigorios about this but got 'Recipient address
>> rejected. Not known' error back.
>> I'm hoping that he's watching the list.
>> I've noticed that w3m make install doesn't install w3mimgdisplay. This
>> is needed by ranger to display images in the terminal. I managed to fix
>> it by:
>> make install DESTDIR=$PKG
>> cp w3mimgdisplay $PKG/usr/bin
>> Also, if you change the termlib line to:
>> --with-termlib="terminfo ncurses" \
>> It will allow w3mimgdisplay to work in gnu-screen (if tic is used to
>> install the screen terminfo file).
>> Could you please add those options? Then I will update my ranger
>> slackbuild with some information on how to get images working in the
>> terminal.
>Are you sure w3mimgdisplay is not installed?  I think it is:
>$ locate w3mimgdisplay
>$ grep w3mimgdisplay /var/log/packages/*
>I have not problems with displaying pdf documents as images in ranger.
>I found this in
>    '/usr/lib/w3m/w3mimgdisplay',
>    '/usr/libexec/w3m/w3mimgdisplay',
>    '/usr/lib64/w3m/w3mimgdisplay',
>    '/usr/libexec64/w3m/w3mimgdisplay',
>That would indicate that ranger does not really expect w3mimgdisplay
>to be in $PATH.

Ah, you correct. Well spotted.

I'd still like --with-termlib="terminfo ncurses" to make it work in
screen if possible though.


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