Updated Perl docs for Pidgin?

Greg Chagnon gcgaim at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 09:34:09 EDT 2007

Forgive my ignorance, but I don't see any info on how to use gaim/pidgin
with Windows, can you please provide a link?

My main goal in using this is to do automated testing of a network firewall
and think this would be a good method of sending / receiving IMs.  Thanks in

On 6/20/07, Etan Reisner <pidgin at unreliablesource.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 12:31:35PM -0400, Greg Chagnon wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm looking into using the Perl scripting abilities of Pidgin.  The only
> > docs I can find are for the old GAIM implementation.  Are there any
> updated
> > ones that I can look at?  Also, can I use Perl scripts in Pidgin on
> > Windows?  If so, what do I need installed?  Thanks!
> There is no good updated documentation other than the example scripts in
> the source, and they aren't that great either. I intend to fix the
> documentation up but have never sat down to actually do so.
> Yes, perl plugins work in Windows, I believe the FAQ covers this and what
> you need for it to work.
>        -Etan
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