Compiling Hello World plugin

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Mon Sep 28 13:53:41 EDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-09-28 at 20:02 +0530, Sindhu Sundar wrote:
> Hi!
> I intend to write a plugin for pidgin, which will show all online
> buddies in a tooltip when the cursor hovers over the system tray.
> I read the wiki page on how to write a plugin in C, the hello world
> plugin but I have been receiving these errors when I compile.
> sindhu at sindhu-eee:~/Desktop/Code/Online_Buddies_Tooltip/pidgin-2.5.5/libpurple/plugins$
> gcc -o helloworld helloworld.c

try this in the same directory:
$ make


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