Drop old packages (pan - gnet)

Steve Jones sjout at slohj.org
Fri Apr 30 09:30:38 PDT 2010


On Fri, 30 Apr 2010, Lars Bamberger wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> rebuilding my system and came across something:
> 
> pan-0.14.2 is in the book. That was released in 2003 and depends on
> Gnet-2.0.7. Gnet itself is deprecated with the release of GLib 2.22.0.
> (See http://live.gnome.org/GNetLibrary).
> 
> pan-0.133 (released in 2008) won't compile with the version of gmime in
> the book.
> 
> I therefore propose to remove pan from the blfs book and also consider
> gnet for removal.
> 
> 
> *Darn* got to find a new Newsreader. I was quite happy with pan, but
> there's no more development or maintenance in pan.
> 
> Cheers,
> Lars
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slrn is still alive.

slang-2.2.2 was released on Dec 5, 2009 and is almost CMMI.

slrn-0.9.9p1 from September 2008 builds with current s-lang just fine
and the latest posted svn snapshot is from Dec 2009.  According to the
mailing list a 1.0 release is coming soon.

-- 
Steve Jones
sjout at slohj.org
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