Compiling libpurple in Visual Studio

Etan Reisner pidgin at
Tue May 29 23:08:53 EDT 2007

On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 08:41:34PM -0400, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> David Byron spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > PRPL_EXTERN PurplePlugin *purple_find_prpl(const char *id);
> >
> > I'll try something like this and get it to work, then submit a patch.
> If there is an external way to do this, that is preferable, at least
> to me.  I see no reason to crap up the code to fix a Windows problem
> that can be fixed without messing things up for people on real
> platforms.
> Ethan

Unrelated to any Windows stuff doing something like this could help with
automated extraction of 'public' headers for use by language bindings.
Which I've thought about for a while to make keeping language bindings up
to date with the exportable 'public' functions we think should be bound
for plugins.

Just for the record.


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