Plugins-for-Plugins Issue

Andreas Monitzer pidgin at
Wed Jun 6 13:24:25 EDT 2007


As some of you might have noticed, I recently added PEP-support to  
the jabber plugin in libpurple. Then I wanted to add a plugin based  
on PEP.
However, this plugin would need access to my PEP API, which is part  
of the jabber plugin: 
This doesn't seem to be possible right now, plugins can only access  
the main library. However, I was told on #pidgin to implement  
everything as plugins, in order to not spoil the main library with  
stuff pidgin doesn't use.
Should I just scrap that and implement it directly into the jabber  
plugin? It seems that libpurple isn't prepared for this kind of  


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