[Users] Building libetpan for Claws Mail

Michael Schwendt bugs.michael at gmx.net
Mon Feb 1 22:27:50 CET 2016

On Sat, 30 Jan 2016 11:04:46 +0100, Andrej Kacian wrote:

> > libetpan uses curl and expat for the feeds, but claws mail uses libetpan
> > for imap4/nntp support.
> > So neither curl nor expat needed, if you want to compile libetpan for
> > claws mail :)  
> Indeed, the RSSyl plugin uses curl and expat directly to fetch and
> parse feeds, so your libetpan does not need that.
> The feed support in libetpan was in fact adopted from an earlier version
> of RSSyl.
> I have no idea whether Hoa keeps it up to date, but the feed parsing
> code in RSSyl has improved quite a lot since that time.

Thanks all! Good info. I must admit that I haven't examined how libetpan
uses those two libs. Just wondered about the build dependencies in some
packages including Debian's, if they would not be picked up at configure
time anyway.

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