Monday, July 23, 2012

IPv6 Pidgin 2.10.6

I compiled an updated IPv6 build of Win32 Pidgin, and I was able to get it to compile with GTK 2.20.1 (the maintainer builds use 2.14.x; the latest is  2.24.10). One side effect: the usual program theme is gone; otherwise, the app appears to work fine.

Get the latest version from my projects page. Use PeaZip or 7-zip to extract it; should be able to run it directly from its new directory.


4 comments:

  1. Could you update this for 2.10.8?

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    1. Hey, sorry for belated reply. Yeah, I'm probably going to do that. I had asked the devs to work on it, but I guess there was some confusion of if it'd break things for v4 users or not.

      https://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/1075

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    2. Awesome! Since then 2.10.9 has actually come out as well. I've used it in IPV6 IPV4 mixed and IPV4 only networks and seems to work fine for me.

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    3. I've been an asshole: I should've had this port done 4 months ago, and still haven't done it yet: probably this weekend or next; not sure when .10 comes out, and its not adding much (unless you live in Eastern Europe, or need TLS 1.2). Maybe I'll see if I can get it to build from trunk or something.

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