Best way to keep a plugin outside of the pidgin source tree?

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at
Wed Jun 10 16:34:18 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 10:19 PM, Ibrahim Awwal<ibrahim.awwal at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying my hand at developing a plugin for Pidgin, and I was
> wondering what the best way is to keep a plugin's source outside of
> the Pidgin source tree? The main problem is that it's a bit annoying
> to keep it in the plugins directory in the pidgin source if you want
> to use version control. Right now I'm just using a symlink to my
> plugin's source file in the plugins directory, but is there a better
> way to do this? Thanks for the help

You can see msn-pecan as an example:

Felipe Contreras

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