Libpurple on Mac OS X Lion connection problems

Alex alex.solis at
Wed Jul 27 21:20:44 EDT 2011

Thanks both for your input.

My app is based on C++ but I will take a look at the suggested Adium code.


On Jul 19, 2011, at 1:27 PM, Evan Schoenberg, M.D. wrote:

> 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.
> [1]
> -Evan

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