getting current source version

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Mon Sep 10 14:10:42 EDT 2007

On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 12:01:32PM -0400, James E. LaBarre wrote:
> Luke Schierer wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 11:40:42AM -0400, James E. LaBarre wrote:
> >> Having just installed Feisty on a system (which comes with Gaim
> >> 2.0.0b6), I decided to see if anyone had made a plugin/patch/fork to fix
> >> the bug for the missing protocol icons.  I see there's supposed to be a
> >> fix in v2.2.0, but nowhere on the site could I find a place to get the
> >> current version of the source code (cvs/svn/git/whatever) to try
> >> building my own package.  The only version available for download is
> >> v2.1.0, which still has the old bug.
> > 
> > We devote several pages of to this very topic
> > (getting the source).  That being said, DO NOT DO SO.  Unless you are
> > planning on working on a patch, translation or plugin, you are a drain
> > on resources that are decidedly limited.
> ????
> Compiling a programme on *MY* machine is a drain on *yours*????  Where's
> the logic in that?
> What I want to do is try to use Pidgin *with* the protocol icons which,
> until a pre-built version becomes available, requires building it myself.

Replying to the other half of your email separately, what you want is a
version of Pidgin that does not exist yet.  Be patient and wait for us
to release it.  Then compile the tarball.  Or ask the ubuntu developers
to backport it.


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