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    1 Compile Tin For Windows
    2 -----------------------
    3 
    4      - what is it?
    5        - A Usenet newsreader
    6 
    7      - system
    8        - Windows NT
    9 
   10      - Cygwin <http://www.cygwin.com/>
   11        - Cygwin >= 1.1.x
   12        - ncurses
   13 
   14      - preliminaries
   15        - needs ncusres (precompiled version available)
   16        - get tin source
   17               (e.g. from ftp://ftp.tin.org/pub/news/clients/tin/stable/)
   18 
   19      - configure
   20        - export CC=gcc
   21        - ./configure --enable-nntp-only
   22 
   23      - make
   24        - cd src
   25        - make
   26 
   27      - install
   28        - make install
   29        - add to your profile:
   30               export NNTPSERVER=your.nntp.server
   31 
   32      - notes
   33        - You also need an editor. vim works fine (comes with cygwin).
   34        - tin needs an /etc/passwd
   35               username:x:1000:100:Real Name:/home:/bin/sh.exe
   36        - in autoexec or in cygnus.bat
   37               set HOME=c:\home
   38               set USER=username
   39        - tested with
   40            1.9.5 release 20091224 "Lochruan"