Proposed changes for Pidgin 2.7.0

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Wed Jul 15 23:15:00 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-07-15 at 21:11 +0300, Jani Monoses wrote:
> >> discontinue support for very ancient versions of glib, but I think,
> >> minimally, we ought to compile on an out of the box debian stable and
> >> out of the box most recent rhel.  I don't know off the top of my head
> >> what versions these would be.
> Is a server oriented and stability-focused distro like RHEL that 
> important when deciding Pidgin dependencies? I doubt that catering for
> distros that make up less than 1% of the desktop Linux user base is a 
> good trade-off when making developers' and the vast majority of users' 
> lives easier.

RHEL is not just server oriented, many companies use it (or Centos) for

-khc (who has many coworkers who are still using centos 4)

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