./news/newsx, NNTP news exchange program

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Branch: pkgsrc-2008Q2, Version: 1.6nb2, Package name: newsx-1.6nb2, Maintainer: cube

Newsx is an NNTP client for Unix. It will connect to a remote NNTP server and
post outgoing articles batched by the news system, as well as fetch incoming

It provides the NNTP capabilities required for small local news spools on
installations with NNTP access only through limited ISP accounts. It works well
via a dialup SLIP/PPP connection.

Newsx is also well suited for large spools with normal feeds, being used for
pulling newsgroups from specific NNTP servers that are not distributed in the
usual manner. Since newsx obeys the normal news spool configuration file and
requires little or no specific configuration, the administrative burden should
be minimized.

Master sites:

SHA1: e128e89ba161ceb4ab6d652d8c132ae3a33fbb20
RMD160: e9d1785ad94510055ffcd5d3d15aeafbc16c4f46
Filesize: 295.724 KB

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   2008-07-29 13:58:49 by Tyler R. Retzlaff | Files touched by this commit (3) | Package updated
Log message:
pullup ticket #2465 - requested by cube
newsx: fix to make build and cvs-2008-3252

revisions pulled up:
pkgsrc/news/newsx/Makefile		1.5
pkgsrc/news/newsx/distinfo		1.4
pkgsrc/news/newsx/patches/patch-ac	1.1

   Module Name:	pkgsrc
   Committed By:	cube
   Date:		Mon Jul 28 16:27:42 UTC 2008

   Modified Files:
   	pkgsrc/news/newsx: Makefile distinfo
   Added Files:
   	pkgsrc/news/newsx/patches: patch-ac

   Log message:
   - Make news/newsx build again after latest news/inn update.
   - Apply a patch from Fedora (by Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski) to fix

   Bump package revision (security fix).