Windows 7 won't load my custom plugin

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Mon Sep 13 14:58:37 EDT 2010

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 14:56, Michael Cronenworth <mike at> wrote:
> Daniel Atallah on 09/13/2010 01:50 PM wrote:
>> It works fine for me.
> Compiling isn't the issue. Runtime is the issue. Do you have a Windows 7 PC?
> Loaded it in Pidgin? See it in your Plugins list?

Right, "It works fine for me." implies that I was able to load it into
Pidgin and see it in my plugins list.

Yes, it is a Windows 7 64-bit machine that I tested on.

>> I put "main.c" into $PIDGIN_SRC_ROOT/pidgin/plugins, renamed it to
>> "gone.c", then ran `make -f Makefile.mingw gone.dll`
>> How are you compiling it?
> Exactly how you just did it. I'm using the Pidgin 2.7.3 sources. All Pidgin
> installs are 2.7.3.

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