Adding new accounts to Finch using software

Etan Reisner pidgin at
Mon Mar 23 16:13:08 EDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 12:50:44AM +0530, Dipankar Sarkar wrote:
> Hi Matthew,
> I have played around and found dbus to be the only way of programatically
> signing in an account, I wrote a bot or two using the pidgin dbus api.
> Dipankar Sarkar

Correct, neither pidgin nor finch watches for changes to the configuration
files while they are running. The programmatic way to interact with a
running libpurple client is via the exposed DBus API.


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