Subscription to Gtalk XMPP new-mail notifications - howto

Paul Aurich paul at
Fri Apr 8 22:17:38 EDT 2011

And Florent KRIEG spoke on 04/06/2011 01:29 AM, saying:
> So my question is the following: is there anything special to do at first
> when adding a new account? What is the way you do? Do you send a special
> query to Google (in addition to the IQ query required by Google,
> see

The one thing that occurs to me is something that bit libpurple for a while
until someone pointed this out (they worked for some people, and not for

Not only does a client have to advertise support (as noted in that
document) at login, but there's also a per-account setting which has to be
set to 'true'.

See ./libpurple/protocols/jabber/google/gmail.c:jabber_gmail_init, and


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