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newsstar 1.5.6_1 news on this many watch lists=2 search for ports that depend on this port
Transfer news between a local NNTP server (INN, sn, s-news)
Maintained by: mandree@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: 14 May 2004 17:54:48
License: GPLv3


Newsstar fetches news and posts it to a local server; INN, s-news and sn are
supported, and it should be easy to adapt for other servers with some
configuration and extra scripts. It's designed for Unix-like systems, and all
the development was done on Linux.

There are already plenty of other programs to do this, but what makes newsstar
special is that it can make multiple simultaneous connections, not only to
one server, but to several, supporting up to 10 threads. Before fetching each
article it checks that it hasn't already been downloaded by another thread or
in a previous session. It can also pipeline article requests to make better
use of available bandwidth.

I wrote it because a number of ISPs I have used suffer from unreliable
newsfeeds. There is an excellent free server made available by
news.individual.net, but it can be a bit slow at times, and using external
servers uses more bandwidth. Therefore I wanted a program which could fetch
whatever articles my ISP has available, but use the foreign server to avoid
missing posts or getting them very late, and to do it as fast as possible.

WWW: http://newsstar.sourceforge.net/
SVNWeb : Main Web Site : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

NOTE: FreshPorts displays only required dependencies information. Optional dependencies are not covered.

Required To Build:
  1. textproc/xmlto
  2. textproc/docbook-xml
  3. security/openssl
  4. lang/perl5.16
Required To Run:
  1. security/openssl
  2. lang/perl5.16
Required Libraries:
  1. databases/gdbm
  2. converters/libiconv
There are no ports dependent upon this port

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/news/newsstar/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install news/newsstar


Configuration Options
===> The following configuration options are available for newsstar-1.5.6_1:
     SSL=on: SSL protocol support
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

Master Sites:
  1. http://aarnet.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  2. http://distcache.FreeBSD.org/ports-distfiles/
  3. http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  4. http://freefr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  5. http://garr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  6. http://heanet.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  7. http://hivelocity.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  8. http://ignum.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  9. http://internode.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  10. http://iweb.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  11. http://jaist.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  12. http://kaz.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  13. http://kent.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  14. http://master.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  15. http://nchc.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  16. http://ncu.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  17. http://netcologne.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  18. http://sunet.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  19. http://superb-dca3.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  20. http://switch.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  21. http://tenet.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  22. http://ufpr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/
  23. http://waix.dl.sourceforge.net/project/newsstar/newsstar/1.5.6/

Number of commits found: 38

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
11 Jun 2014 14:50:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.6_1
Revision:357486
tijl search for other commits by this committer
Support LIBS like LDFLAGS.

- Add LIBS="${LIBS}" to MAKE_ENV and CONFIGURE_ENV.
- Add an option helper for LIBS.
- Adjust all ports that already use LIBS.  Also remove references to
  PTHREAD_CFLAGS and PTHREAD_LIBS while here.
- Some ports did not support having a LIBS environment variable and
  required additional patches.

Somewhat simplified a linker command line looks like:

${CC} ${src_LDFLAGS} ${LDFLAGS} ${src_LIBS} ${LIBS}

where src_LDFLAGS and src_LIBS are controlled by upstream and LDFLAGS and
LIBS can be controlled by us.  If possible -L and -l flags need to be
(Only the first 15 lines of the commit message are shown above View all of this commit message)
31 Oct 2013 00:38:31
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.6_1
Revision:332191
mandree search for other commits by this committer
Attempt to fix build issues.
Add SHEBANG_FILES=newsstar.in, bumping PORTREVISION.
23 Oct 2013 22:17:50
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.6
Revision:331435
mandree search for other commits by this committer
Support staging.
Reorder Makefile targets (post-install after post-patch).
Update to new LIB_DEPENDS format.
Disable chown, and leave that to the package.

Note that this apparently exposes issues with
poudriere testport/make check-orphans due to absolute /var paths.
20 Sep 2013 22:31:15
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.6
Revision:327759
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
news)
19 Sep 2013 22:24:49
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.6
Revision:327653
madpilot search for other commits by this committer
- Add explicit $ICONV_LIB

Submitted by:	marino
Approved by:	portmgr (bapt, implicit)
14 Sep 2013 12:04:19
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.6
Revision:327278
az search for other commits by this committer
- convert to the new perl5 framework
- convert USE_GMAKE to Uses

Approved by:	portmgr (bapt@, blanket)
14 Aug 2013 22:35:54
Refresh Original commit files touched by this commit
Revision:324744  Sanity Test Failure
ak search for other commits by this committer
- Remove MAKE_JOBS_SAFE variable

Approved by:	portmgr (bdrewery)
27 Apr 2013 18:25:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.6
Revision:316683
mva search for other commits by this committer
- Convert USE_ICONV=yes to USES=iconv
- Change USE_GNOME=pkgconfig|gnomehack to USES=pathfix|pkgconfig and
  USE_GETTEXT=yes to USES=gettext while here
22 Jan 2013 08:32:42
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.6
Revision:310813
mandree search for other commits by this committer
Upgrade to new upstream release 1.5.6.
20 Jan 2013 16:27:40
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.5_1
Revision:310700
mandree search for other commits by this committer
Convert to OptionsNG.

Fix an installation error to fresh PREFIX directories, where a file was
installed one directory level too close to the root (lib/newsstar) and
renamed.
20 Jan 2013 14:52:43
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.5
Revision:310691
mandree search for other commits by this committer
Take maintainership.
20 Jan 2013 13:46:44
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.5
Revision:310687
wen search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 1.5.5
- Trim Makefile headers
23 Sep 2011 22:26:39
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.4_1
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Add LDFLAGS to CONFIGURE_ENV and MAKE_ENV (as it was done with LDFLAGS)
- Fix all ports that add {CPP,LD}FLAGS to *_ENV to modify flags instead

PR:             157936
Submitted by:   myself
Exp-runs by:    pav
Approved by:    pav
12 Sep 2011 13:46:59
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.4_1
gabor search for other commits by this committer
- Track dependencies after databases/gdbm update
09 Dec 2010 10:05:37
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.4
mandree search for other commits by this committer
Fix NOPORTDOCS builds if gmake isn't installed.
08 Dec 2010 13:08:33
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.4
mandree search for other commits by this committer
Fix leftover files in NOPORTDOCS install.
07 Dec 2010 13:04:38
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.4
mandree search for other commits by this committer
Add LICENSE=GPLv3 line.

Feature safe: yes
07 Dec 2010 12:58:06
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.4
mandree search for other commits by this committer
- Update to upstream release 1.5.4 (2009)
  + This unbreaks the build, removing BROKEN= tag.

- For examples, use [NO]PORTEXAMPLES instead of [NO]PORTDOCS

- HAS_CONFIGURE -> GNU_CONFIGURE

- Drop all patches from files/,
  + patch-configure.in and patch-newsstar.in integrated in upstream
  + patch-Makefile.am no longer needed after further upstream fixes

- Drop USE_AUTOTOOLS, we're no longer patching *.ac/*.am files.

- Mark MAKE_JOBS_SAFE for parallel builds.

- Note I cannot actually test the resulting executable for lack of local
  news servers, hence I'm not taking maintainership either.

Feature safe: yes
04 Dec 2010 07:34:27
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.3_1
ade search for other commits by this committer
Sync to new bsd.autotools.mk
01 Dec 2010 23:38:49
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.3_1
linimon search for other commits by this committer
Reset anray@FreeBSD.org due to maintainer-timeouts and no response to email.

Hat:            portmgr
16 Oct 2010 11:52:47
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.3_1
ade search for other commits by this committer
Punt autoconf267->autoconf268
07 Oct 2010 15:21:05
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.3_1
ade search for other commits by this committer
Migration of BROKEN ports from automake{19,110}->111 which will most
likely need to be looked at as and when they become unbroken.
15 Sep 2010 18:35:24
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.3_1
ade search for other commits by this committer
Autotools update.   Read ports/UPDATING 20100915 for details.

Approved by:    portmgr (for Mk/bsd.port.mk part)
Tested by:      Multiple -exp runs
25 Oct 2009 09:14:29
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.3
erwin search for other commits by this committer
Mark BROKEN: does not build
15 Oct 2009 12:46:11
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.5.3
anray search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 1.5.3

PR:             ports/136807
Submitted by:   Radim Kolar SF.NET <hsn@sendmail.cz>
22 Aug 2009 00:32:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.3.2
  Sanity Test Failure
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Switch SourceForge ports to the new File Release System: categories starting
with N
07 Oct 2007 05:45:04
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.3.2
linimon search for other commits by this committer
Set USE_PERL5/WANT_PERL as appropriate, for ports that either depend on
perl unconditonally, or conditionally.  To be able to conditionalize the
inclusion of bsd.perl.mk, they now need to be defined before the inclusion
of bsd.port.pre.mk.

Hat:            portmgr
16 Sep 2007 17:16:11
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.3.2
anray search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 1.3.2
- Fixed broken detection of installed INN
- Added missing dependency on GDBM
- manpage installed into right directory

PR:             ports/116370
Submitted by:   Radim Kolar SF.NET <hsn@sendmail.cz>
23 Jan 2006 23:46:39
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.2.2
edwin search for other commits by this committer
SHA256ify

Approved by: krion@
15 Dec 2005 20:34:46
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.2.2
anray search for other commits by this committer
Change email address for all my ports.

Approved by:    sem(mentor)
03 Mar 2005 09:10:34
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.2.2
krion search for other commits by this committer
Update to version 1.2.2

PR:             ports/78326
Submitted by:   maintainer
30 Dec 2004 02:37:15
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.2.1
edwin search for other commits by this committer
[PATCH] change MAINTAINER email address for all my ports.

PR:             ports/75559
Submitted by:   Andrey Slusar <anray@inet.ua>
24 Aug 2004 19:39:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.2.1
krion search for other commits by this committer
Update to 1.2.1

PR:             ports/70908
Submitted by:   maintainer
20 Aug 2004 13:04:04
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.2
sem search for other commits by this committer
Update to 1.2

PR:             ports/70676
Submitted by:   maintainer
14 Aug 2004 06:16:49
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.1.1_1
krion search for other commits by this committer
Change option WITH_SN to WITH_INN and remove RUN_DEPENDS.
Add s-news to COMMENT.
Fix autosearch paths to newsservers.
Fix running overview program if using s-news.
Fix path to sendmail.
Bump portrevision.

PR:             ports/70437
Submitted by:   maintainer
07 Aug 2004 20:48:45
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.1.1
krion search for other commits by this committer
Change maintainer's email.

PR:             ports/70138
Submitted by:   Andrey Slusar <vasallia@ukr.net>
15 Jul 2004 03:13:38
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.1.1
sem search for other commits by this committer
Update to 1.1.1

PR:             ports/68901
Submitted by:   maintainer
Approved by:    krion (mentor)
14 May 2004 17:54:04
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.1
pav search for other commits by this committer
Add newsstar, a program that fetches news from a number of remote NNTP servers
and posts it to a local server (INN or sn), and also posts outgoing articles
from the local server to the remote ones. It uses a configurable number of
multiple  processes or "threads" to maximise bandwidth utilisation. The threads
are coordinated to avoid downloading multiple copies of the same article.

PR:             ports/66441
Submitted by:   Andrey Slusar <vasallia@ukr.net>

Number of commits found: 38

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