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Vinkix OLR Public Repository
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Welcome to the home page for the Vinkix OLR public repository.

Vinkix was formerly named Vienna, but we are in the process of changing the name of the app to avoid conflicting with the Vienna RSS feed reader.

UPDATE: By a unanimous vote in the Cix Vienna conference it was decided that the new name for Vienna is now Vole. This wiki has not yet been modified to reflect the new name, and I need to modify the source code as well. Stay tuned.

Vinkix is an offline reader for CIX which runs on Mac OS X 10.4 and later (Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion). There is no known reason why it should not work on Mavericks.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CIX for background about CIX and Cix Forums for the online version. You can use Vinkix to access CIX forums while offline.

This page has instructions for the renamed version. For instructions for the old version named Vienna, please see the legacy home page

This repository only contains source code. To obtain the Vinkix App in ready-to-run form, please join the vienna conference on CIX and download the latest version from the files topic.

This page is just plain WRONG in places. Stay tuned for a revised version

Coming soon when the dust settles. Stay tuned by doing a "fossil pull" to get the latest version to your local repository,


System Requirements

Get Fossil

The home page for Fossil is here: http://www.fossil-scm.org

Install fossil in your $PATH

Clone this repository

fossil clone http://chiselapp.com/user/vinkix/repository/olrcix   vinkix.fossil

Extract the source

mkdir -p Vinkix-source/xxx
cd Vinkix-source/xxx
fossil open ../../vinkix.fossil tiger-branch

Build the App

cd Vienna
make tiger

A short time later the Vinkix App will be in directory:


Run the App from the Makefile with:

make tiger-run

One last thing

Tell fossil to ignore or not merge certain types of files:

cd Vienna-source/xxx/scripts
sh fossil-binary.sh