Sounds for XMPP and IRC

Matt Heidsick matt.heidsick at
Tue Feb 12 15:51:33 EST 2008

So would it be easier to modify the sound.h file to include the sounds 
and triggers I need ? As you can tell I am pretty new with this, though 
i have been using Pidgin ever since it was GAIM several years back.


Casey Harkins wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 14:42 -0500, Luke Schierer wrote:
>> I do not know of one, but it really ought not to be hard.  You could  
>> hackishly do it in either C or perl with system() calls to play your  
>> sounds, or you could do it more correctly by linking against gstreamer  
>> and using it to play the sounds.
> Actually, libpurple provides API for playing sounds which would use the
> appropriate mechanism for the platform. (see libpurple/sound.h)
> -casey
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