[sylpheed:32613] Re: Sylpheed on MingW

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at uvena.de
Wed Sep 3 04:35:23 JST 2008

On Tue, 02 Sep 2008 21:10:15 +0200, Gisle Vanem <gvanem at broadpark.no>

> I discovered Sylpheed today. Downloaded the 2.5.0 version and built 
> it on MingW. I must say; it rocks!! Finally a GTK program that looks 
> nice on Windows.
> But I think I'll stick to Outlook-Express as my 1st choise. First of
> all since OE has a news client. Maybe there are any plans to merge Pan
> and Sylpheed??

Sylpheed has already a nntp client.
When creating a new profile, just choose "News (nntp)" in the protocol

> PS. It was quite a struggle for me to build w/o gettext and libintl.
> I had to hack my own makefile. So I suugest you embed textdomain()
> etc. inside "#ifdef ENABLE_NLS" or something.

Attached is a super simple, one-minute patch which surrounds
the 'setlocale' call with a HAVE_LOCALE_H ifdef and the following
(bind)textdomain calls with a ENABLE_NLS ifdef. This *should* work but
is untested.


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