Avoid loading all the plugins

Ludovico Cavedon ludovico.cavedon at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 17:42:51 EDT 2009

Richard Laager wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-03-24 at 23:55 -0700, Ludovico Cavedon wrote:
>> Richard Laager wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2009-03-24 at 22:10 -0700, Ludovico Cavedon wrote:
>>>> For the first case: qutecom just uses a fixed hardcoded subset of
>>>> libpurple plugins.
>>> Why? Or more to the point, why couldn't a user load a libpurple plugin?
>> I cannot answer this question. It should be directed to the wengophone
>> developers.
>> However I can guess they just needed an implementation of
>> MSN/jabber/ICQ/AIM protocols. Right now, qutecom is distributed by
>> upstream with plugins statically linked.
> To be honest, I think you're looking to solve a non-existent problem. If
> I were in your shoes, here's what I would do: I'd change the qutecom
> package to build against the system libpurple and release it. If people
> have specific complaints of specific problems that result, let's address
> those at that time.

Unfortunately I cannot release it with the current version of libpurple
because of

If I could prevent libpurple from loading all the plugins, I could
release it.
I know, introducing this now it would not help for this release, but it
would be useful for a next potential time (along with the benefit I
already mentioned).


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