Libpurple on Mac OS X Lion connection problems

Evan Schoenberg, M.D. evan at
Tue Jul 19 15:27:27 EDT 2011

On Jul 19, 2011, at 11:38 AM, Paul Aurich wrote:

>> I am still wondering what could have changed on Lion that is causing this problem, if somebody know, LMK.
> Some of the Adium folks (some on this list, more on devel at may
> be able to weigh in on changes that could have caused this.
> That said, I know that Adium implements UI Ops for the lookup code (DNS
> query and DNS SRV) which allow them to do natively non-blocking lookups.
> You may want to look into this (for SRV/TXT lookups, hold off until the
> next release, which contains functionality fixes).

No idea what the source of the problem is, but Adium uses CoreFoundation to perform native non-blocking lookups, as Paul suggests.  Take a look the source code [1] for details.



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