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On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, Calvin Chong wrote:

>on 7/18/01 11:42 AM, Jeff Maxson at jbmaxson@surfglobal.net wrote:
>> On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, dude wrote:
>>> I know PINE is not what debian users use,
>>> but i recently convinced my girlfriend to
>>> let me install debian on her windows computer.
>>> Her only gripe with using it is
>>> that there are no debs of Pine.
>>> She has tried building it from source
>>> downloaded from washington.edu
>>> but to no avail.
>>> Are there any debian-ized sources around
>>> or even debs being help somewhere?
>>> Thanks
>> I use pine, and just downloaded the binary from washington's site.  I then
>> renamed the huge filename to "pine", stuck that file into a directory in
>> my path, and it works fine.  (prbably not the *debian* way, but it works
>> fine for my home computer...)
>by the fine way, making a debian package isn't that hard after-all, right?

It isn't that hard: when you do a source-build, you literally make a
package of it.  The only problem is that according to the Pine license,
that is a modified Pine and may not be distributed at all.


The early worm gets the bird.

Who is John Galt?  galt@inconnu.isu.edu, that's who!

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