Proposed changes for Pidgin 2.7.0

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Tue Jul 14 15:26:45 EDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-07-14 at 12:17 +0300, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 9:15 PM, Casey Ho<pidgin at> wrote:
> > With respect to plugins, most would benefit from this change.  The Facebook
> > prpl is full of glib version checks.
> msn-pecan is also full of glib version checks.
> I would vote for 2.14 due to g_timeout_add_seconds; which is specially
> important if you want to use Pidgin in an embedded device due to power
> usage, and I want to do that.

There's no reason to require a new glib for this one, plugins should not
use g_timeout_add_seconds() directly (or other glib mainloop calls), it
should use purple_timeout_add_seconds()


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