Pan troubles

Bob Snyder bob.snyder at
Sun Jan 4 22:46:18 CET 2004

Paul Trevethan wrote:

>I am currently using XFce4 v4.0.1 and thought I might just report here on
>a major problem I was having with Pan newsreader.
>The SUSE v9.0 distro comes with Pan v0.14.0.73 which uses gnet v1.1.9.53.
>This has been working just fine with (first KDE and then) XFce4. However,
>I updated the version of Pan to v0.14.2 (that uses gnet 2.?) from the SUSE
>"people" ftp site and it caused serious trouble!
>It opened ok and in fact you could use it - however, as soon as you exited
>the program it warm booted the machine; and it mattered not how you exited
>(IE from menu, corner icon or keystroke). 
For what it's worth, I am using pan 0.14.2 (which apparently uses gnet 
2.0.4 since that's what I have) with xfce 4.0.0 and have experienced no 
problems. I compiled it from source, along with gnet and xfce. I am 
running a much upgraded Slackware 8 system.

Bob S.

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