Newsreader issues

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Sun Jan 19 18:28:25 UTC 2014

Walter Hurry wrote:
> I have been using the Pan newsreader for years, very happily.
> Unfortunately it won't compile on FreeBSD 10. I have raised a PR: 182203.
> In the meantime, two questions:
> Is there a workaround or patch available?
> If not, can anyone recommend a GUI reader for Usenet? I don't need 
> binaries, just text.

I used /usr/ports/news/slrn many years back,
it does at least compile & run on 10-RC5 (I just checked).
(but I'm behind a fire wall so I didnt test further trying for a news spool)

Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultant, Munich
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