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Re: X news reader for port amd64?

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Steven M. Bellovin 
<> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 05:36:55 -0700 (PDT)
> Paul Goyette <> wrote:
>> Anyone got a recommendation for a nntp news reader?
>> I tried installing knews, but got tons of 'cast pointer to integer of
>> different size' type errors.  The build finished, so I figured I'd
>> try and run it but it immediately dumps core.
>> xrn didn't even finish installing.  And trying to install pan fails
>> while installing the required dependency gtkspell.
> You might want to try claws-mail, which has a built-in news reader.
> Disclaimer: I haven't actually tried that part of claws-mail.  However,
> most of the functionality works well -- I'm using it to send this
> note.  I'm also the pkgsrc maintainer for it, and I have had to fix a
> few portability problems...  Fortunately, the upstream maintainers are
> generally happy to accept the fixes.

I was using claws-mail to read mail and news. And it did work well.


Daniel Horecki

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