Keyrings gsoc project status update

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Tue Jul 15 22:56:16 EDT 2008

2008/7/2 Richard Laager <rlaager at>:
> On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 20:00 +0200, Vivien Bernet-Rollande wrote:
>>  - The windows PDAPI plugin will use MS librairies, and therefore
>> headers from the SDK. Should I take these headers and include them as
>> is in the pidgin tree ? Should I copy/paste only the useful parts ?
>> Should I assume that the build system will have them installed ? Or
>> should I, because of licensing considerations, re-write entirely the
>> parts that I need ?
> If they're not already in the current win32 build environment that we
> use, then you'd have to ask Daniel what to do. Copying them into the
> tree is almost surely going to violate their license.

We certainly can't copy anything out of the MS PSDK.  Are the
necessary headers not already available in the mingw win32api?  I'm
not familiar with PDAPI offhand, so I'll need see what the code
necessary to do this looks like before I can make any suggestions.


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