Mac OS X port: fink package submission

Mark Doliner mark at
Wed Sep 26 03:35:51 EDT 2007

On Wed, 26 Sep 2007 03:08:01 -0400 (EDT), David Fang wrote
> Greetings all,
>  	I'm currently working on a packaging for pidgin (2.2.0) for Fink
> (  I'm well aware of Adium, but I wished to 
> package up finch as well, and subpackage up libpurple.  Work-in-
> progress can be found at sourceforge's tracker:
>  	I've been using drafts of this packaging ( for the 
> last several weeks (since 2.1.0) and things seem to run well.  2.2.0 
> required me to write a tiny patch, which is attached to the tracker 
> item as 'pidgin.patch'.  Feedback and comments are welcome from 
> anyone: port-writers, core-developers, macosx-users...  I am not 
> intimately familiar with many of the dependencies (nor perl) so I 
> may have made some mistakes along the way.  Maybe once this makes it 
> into fink's package tree, some more notes can be added to "Compiling 
> for Mac OS X" on the online documents.

The changes in that patch were pretty small and look correct to me, so I
checked it in.  Please let us know if you find any other problems.  Thanks,

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