mark at kingant.net
Wed Jul 18 14:02:39 EDT 2007
On Wed, 18 Jul 2007 13:31:52 +0200, Markus Zuercher wrote
> > You may have figured this out already, but are you changing accounts.xml and
> > then you want Pidgin to reload it? If so, that's not really a good idea. You
> > should just tell Pidgin to create a new account (or modify an existing
> > account, or whatever) and let Pidgin take care of writing it to accounts.xml.
> I'd love to, but I don't know yet how to use the libpurple functions.
> I just want to know how I can change an account's buddy icon. I saw
> that Pidgin creates a *.png file with an md5 hash as file name. I
> want to set a picture in the Plugin, and the plugin calls the corresponding
> libpurple function to change that picture.
> In buddyicon.h, I found the following function:
> purple_buddy_icons_set_for_user(PurpleAccount *account, const char
> *username, void *icon_data, size_t
> icon_len, const char *checksum);
> Can anyone pls give me an example so I can understand how it's made?
> I don't know what *account is, I thought it was like
> "mymsnaccount at hotmail.com", but why the username?
> Thank you!
I think you want purple_account_set_buddy_icon_path(PurpleAccount *account,
const char *filename);
You'll have to look up the account based on the user name and protocol. And I
don't know if the filename should be anything special.
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