Cannot load libpurple plugins dynamically on iOS

Joe Jordan j at
Tue Aug 16 00:43:28 EDT 2011

On 16/08/2011, at 1:58 PM, Ethan Blanton wrote:

> 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.
> Ethan

Thanks for the reply Ethan,

Unfortunately it doesn't look like this change helps.

(sorry for the dup reply - meant to reply to the list...)


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