Where can I download Finch?

Sadrul H Chowdhury imadil at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 15:39:42 EDT 2007

On 8/9/07, Sascha Vogt <FunkyFish at gmx.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> Daniel Atallah wrote:
> > On 8/8/07, web stuff <anoweb at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>    the idea of Finch sounds great...how can I get it?  does it work on
> >> Windows?  Anyone know of any other text-based IM client for windows (if
> and
> >> only if Finch isn't available)?
> >
> > Finch is part of the normal pidgin release.
> >
> > It doesn't work on Windows - there is no ncurses implementation on
> Windows.
> Has anyone tried to get Finch working with Cygwin? As soon as I get my
> Windows Box at home back up, I may check it (don't expect this to be soon
> ;)

I was once able to compile finch in cygwin (
http://pidgin.im/~sadrul/ss/finch-cyg.png). It involved a lot of voodoo (I
think I had to statically link everything together), but I don't remember
the exact details.

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