Client Side Certificates for Pidgin

Lucas Fisher lucas.fisher at
Tue Nov 24 16:16:35 EST 2020

Hey, well this is a blast from the past! If I recall, I couldn't see how to
make it a plugin as it required changes to internal APIs. It was never
merged.  It was working with the Openfire XMMP server at the time.

The code was in the hg cpw.ljfisher.ssl_client_auth branch which I don't
see in the current repository.  That would have been at It looks like I still
have a checkout of some version of the code locally if you want. However,I
have no idea what state it is in or even if the code I found is the working


On Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 11:19 AM Timothy Aldrich <
timothy.r.aldrich at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I can see from old (2011) mailing list threads, as well as ticket
>, that there was a working
> Client Side Certificate capability.  Has this been merged into the main
> branch, or perhaps offered as a plugin?  I can't seem to find the branch
> that is mentioned in this thread (
>, is it
> available somewhere?
> thank you.
> -Tim

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