Compiling libpurple in Visual Studio

Nick Hebner hebnern at
Tue May 29 00:04:48 EDT 2007

I have only tried compiling libpurple proper, and not any prpl's. util.h was
the only spot that that was a problem. strings.h might solve it, but the
first thing I saw was mixed usage of strncasecmp() and
g_ascii_strncasecmp(). Which way would we like to go?

On 5/28/07, Richard Laager <rlaager at> wrote:
> You're replacing strncasecmp() with g_ascii_strncasecmp() in util.h, but
> not other places -- in the prpls, for example. Why is that? It seems
> like we need to #include <strings.h> somewhere?
> Gabriel: Where is it that you were including strings.h?
> I don't have a problem replacing the strncasecmp()s, and in fact that
> may be a good idea, but it seems we should either change or leave all of
> them.
> Richard
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