Cannot load libpurple plugins dynamically on iOS

Ethan Blanton elb at
Mon Aug 15 23:58:04 EDT 2011

Joe Jordan spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I have built libpurple for (jailbroken) iOS, but it cannot dynamically
> load any plugins.  I get debug output such as:
> plugins: /var/mobile/pidgin/install/lib/purple-2/ is not
> usable because the 'purple_init_plugin' symbol could not be found.
> The symbol looks alright to me:
> iJoe:~/pidgin/install/lib/purple-2 mobile$ nm -g | grep 'T '
> 000031e8 T _purple_init_plugin

Symbol munging may be broken.  Change it to try _purple_init_plugin
and see if it works.

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 482 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
URL: <>

More information about the Devel mailing list