/pidgin/main: e6c37a5e6666: New dependency: libcurl

Elliott Sales de Andrade qulogic at pidgin.im
Fri Sep 28 11:18:03 EDT 2012

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 4:31 AM, Tomasz Wasilczyk
<tomkiewicz.groups at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> New dependency: libcurl

When did we decide to use libcurl over libsoup?

>> Adding libcurl, do we want to rework our HTTP utility functions to
>> simply wrap libcurl?  They could automatically become more robust, but I
>> am curious whether we care.
> I think so. But at first, I plan to write curl-specific wrapper:
> functions like purple_curl_* to initialize curl handler (tie into
> purple event loop), watch it and so on.

If we're still going to have our HTTP functions, then I don't see why
this needs to exist (publically). That's just an artificial API

> Tomek

Elliott aka QuLogic
Pidgin developer

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