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Last change on this file since 8a246c7 was 8a246c7, checked in by Alexander E. Patrakov <alexander@…>, 14 years ago

Updated Tin. There are only 12 lines changed in C files as compared to the
previous version, the rest is just documentation and translation updates.

So I trust the old build times and sizes.

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@7251 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY tin-download-http "http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/infosys/newsreaders/tin/v1.8/tin-&tin-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY tin-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.tin.org/pub/news/clients/tin/v1.8/tin-&tin-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY tin-md5sum "e6ed45205020665c097556822b0d575b">
10 <!ENTITY tin-size "1.4 MB">
11 <!ENTITY tin-buildsize "12.4 MB">
12 <!ENTITY tin-time "0.4 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="tin" xreflabel="tin-&tin-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="tin.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>TIN-&tin-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="tin">
26 <primary sortas="a-TIN">TIN</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to TIN</title>
31
32 <para><application>TIN</application> is a threaded NNTP and spool based
33 console-mode UseNet newsreader. It supports threading, scoring,
34 different charsets, and many other useful things. It has also support for
35 different languages.</para>
36
37 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
38 <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
39 <listitem>
40 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&tin-download-http;"/></para>
41 </listitem>
42 <listitem>
43 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&tin-download-ftp;"/></para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>Download MD5 sum: &tin-md5sum;</para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>Download size: &tin-size;</para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>Estimated disk space required: &tin-buildsize;</para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>Estimated build time: &tin-time;</para>
56 </listitem>
57 </itemizedlist>
58
59 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">TIN Dependencies</bridgehead>
60
61 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
62 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="pcre"/>,
63 <xref linkend="libidn"/>,
64 an <xref linkend="server-mail"/> that provides the
65 <command>sendmail</command> command or <xref linkend="mailx"/>,
66 <xref linkend="gnupg"/>,
67 <!-- a spell checker (<xref linkend="ispell"/> or <xref linkend="aspell"/>), -->
68 <xref linkend="aspell"/>,
69 <ulink url="http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/inn/">INN</ulink>,
70 <ulink url="http://www.fpx.de/fp/Software/UUDeview/">UUDeview</ulink>,
71 <ulink url="http://www.inet.no/dante/">Socks</ulink>,
72 <ulink
73 url="http://ftp4.de.freesbie.org/pub/misc/metamail/mm2.7.tar.Z">Metamail</ulink>,
74 and
75 <ulink url="http://dmalloc.com/">Dmalloc</ulink>
76 or
77 <ulink url="ftp://invisible-island.net/dbmalloc/">dbmalloc</ulink></para>
78
79 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
80 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/Tin"/></para>
81
82 </sect2>
83
84 <sect2 role="installation">
85 <title>Installation of TIN</title>
86
87 <para>Install <application>TIN</application> by running the following
88 commands:</para>
89
90<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --with-screen=ncursesw \
91 --enable-nntp-only --disable-printing &amp;&amp;
92make build</userinput></screen>
93
94 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
95
96 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
97
98<screen role='root'><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
99make install_sysdefs &amp;&amp;
100rm -vf doc/*.? &amp;&amp;
101install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/tin-&tin-version; &amp;&amp;
102install -v -m644 doc/* /usr/share/doc/tin-&tin-version;</userinput></screen>
103
104 </sect2>
105
106 <sect2 role="commands">
107 <title>Command Explanations</title>
108
109 <para><parameter>--with-screen=ncursesw</parameter>: This switch forces
110 the use of wide-character functions from the ncursesw library (for UTF-8
111 and Asian languages support).</para>
112
113 <para><parameter>--enable-nntp-only</parameter>: Reading news from a local
114 spool is disabled with this switch. Don't use this if you have installed
115 INN and want to use its spool.</para>
116
117 <para><parameter>--disable-printing</parameter>: This switch disables
118 printing since <application>TIN</application> cannot send non-ASCII text
119 to the printer correctly. Remove this switch if you can tolerate this
120 limitation.</para>
121
122 <para><parameter>--with-editor</parameter>: This switch sets the default
123 editor used by <application>TIN</application>. The default is
124 <command>vi</command>.</para>
125
126 </sect2>
127
128 <sect2 role="configuration">
129 <title>Configuring TIN</title>
130
131 <sect3 id="tin-config">
132 <title>Config Files</title>
133
134 <para><filename>/etc/tin/tinrc</filename>,
135 <filename>~/.tin/tinrc</filename>,
136 <filename>~/.newsrc</filename>,
137 <filename>/etc/tin/tin.defaults</filename>,
138 <filename>/etc/tin/mime.types</filename>,
139 <filename>/etc/tin/keymap</filename> and
140 <filename>/etc/mailcap</filename></para>
141
142 <indexterm zone="tin tin-config">
143 <primary sortas="e-etc-tinrc">/etc/tin/tinrc</primary>
144 </indexterm>
145
146 <indexterm zone="tin tin-config">
147 <primary sortas="e-AA.tinrc">~/.tin/tinrc</primary>
148 </indexterm>
149
150 <indexterm zone="tin tin-config">
151 <primary sortas="e-AA.newsrc">~/.newsrc</primary>
152 </indexterm>
153
154 <indexterm zone="tin tin-config">
155 <primary sortas="e-etc-tindefaults">/etc/tin/tin.defaults</primary>
156 </indexterm>
157
158 <indexterm zone="tin tin-config">
159 <primary sortas="e-etc-tinkeymap">/etc/tin/keymap</primary>
160 </indexterm>
161
162 <indexterm zone="tin tin-config">
163 <primary sortas="e-etc-mailcap">/etc/mailcap</primary>
164 </indexterm>
165
166 </sect3>
167
168 <sect3>
169 <title>Configuration Information</title>
170
171 <para>Set some global defaults for <application>TIN</application> by
172 running the following commands as the
173 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
174
175<screen role='root'><userinput>cat &gt; /etc/tin/tinrc &lt;&lt; "EOF"
176use_mouse=ON
177getart_limit=100
178translit=ON
179EOF</userinput></screen>
180
181 <para>Now, as an unprivileged user, subscribe to some newsgroups,
182 specify the news server, and run <command>tin</command>:</para>
183
184<screen><userinput>cat &gt;&gt; ~/.newsrc &lt;&lt; "EOF"
185gmane.linux.lfs.devel:
186gmane.linux.lfs.beyond.devel:
187EOF
188export NNTPSERVER=news.gmane.org
189tin -Q</userinput></screen>
190
191 <para>For printing, <application>TIN</application> executes the
192 <command>lpr</command> command. This can be provided by
193 <xref linkend="cups"/> or <xref linkend="LPRng"/>.</para>
194
195 <para>If you do not have the <command>metamail</command> program,
196 <application>TIN</application> will use an internal parser for multipart
197 MIME articles. Alternatively, you can use <application>Mutt</application>
198 for MIME parsing through the <command>metamutt</command> shell script.
199 This requires both the <xref linkend="mutt"/> and
200 <xref linkend="procmail"/> programs. To use <command>metamutt</command>,
201 set <option>metamail_prog=metamutt</option> in
202 <command>tin</command>.</para>
203
204 </sect3>
205
206 </sect2>
207
208 <sect2 role="content">
209 <title>Contents</title>
210
211 <segmentedlist>
212 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
213 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
214 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
215
216 <seglistitem>
217 <seg>tin, rtin, tinews.pl, metamutt, opt-case.pl, w2r.pl,
218 and url_handler.sh</seg>
219 <seg>None</seg>
220 <seg>/etc/tin</seg>
221 </seglistitem>
222 </segmentedlist>
223
224 <variablelist>
225 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
226 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
227 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
228
229 <varlistentry id="tin-prog">
230 <term><command>tin</command></term>
231 <listitem>
232 <para>is a UseNet news reader.</para>
233 <indexterm zone="tin tin-prog">
234 <primary sortas="b-tin">tin</primary>
235 </indexterm>
236 </listitem>
237 </varlistentry>
238
239 <varlistentry id="rtin">
240 <term><command>rtin</command></term>
241 <listitem>
242 <para>is a symbolic link to <command>tin</command>.</para>
243 <indexterm zone="tin rtin">
244 <primary sortas="b-rtin">rtin</primary>
245 </indexterm>
246 </listitem>
247 </varlistentry>
248
249 <varlistentry id="tinews.pl">
250 <term><command>tinews.pl</command></term>
251 <listitem>
252 <para>posts and signs an article via NNTP.</para>
253 <indexterm zone="tin tinews.pl">
254 <primary sortas="b-tinews.pl">tinews.pl</primary>
255 </indexterm>
256 </listitem>
257 </varlistentry>
258
259 <varlistentry id="metamutt">
260 <term><command>metamutt</command></term>
261 <listitem>
262 <para>is a replacement of <command>metamail</command> using
263 <application>Mutt</application>.</para>
264 <indexterm zone="tin metamutt">
265 <primary sortas="b-metamutt">metamutt</primary>
266 </indexterm>
267 </listitem>
268 </varlistentry>
269
270 <varlistentry id="opt-case.pl">
271 <term><command>opt-case.pl</command></term>
272 <listitem>
273 <para>optimizes case insensitive regexp filters for tin.</para>
274 <indexterm zone="tin opt-case.pl">
275 <primary sortas="b-opt-case.pl">opt-case.pl</primary>
276 </indexterm>
277 </listitem>
278 </varlistentry>
279
280 <varlistentry id="w2r.pl">
281 <term><command>w2r.pl</command></term>
282 <listitem>
283 <para>converts tin wildmat filters to tin regexp filters.</para>
284 <indexterm zone="tin w2r.pl">
285 <primary sortas="b-w2r.pl">w2r.pl</primary>
286 </indexterm>
287 </listitem>
288 </varlistentry>
289
290 <varlistentry id="url_handler.sh">
291 <term><command>url_handler.sh</command></term>
292 <listitem>
293 <para>calls a web browser for viewing hyperlinks.</para>
294 <indexterm zone="tin url_handler.sh">
295 <primary sortas="b-url_handler.sh">url_handler.sh</primary>
296 </indexterm>
297 </listitem>
298 </varlistentry>
299
300 </variablelist>
301
302 </sect2>
303
304</sect1>
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