Building pidgin 2.7.9 on Debian 5

jandersen at jandersen at
Tue Feb 8 10:38:01 EST 2011

Patrick Burkard wrote:
> Hi Jan,
>> Do you know which version I should install instead? Is there a 
>> complete list anywhere detailing which libraries I need? Then I could 
>> at least go through it one by one and install the correct versions.
> There is no list known to me but the two librarys you are
> missing (seen from your posted configure output) are installed (under
> Debian 6) with the packages: libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-dev and
> libgstfarsight0.10-dev.
> The libgstfarsight is the one you should miss under Lenny but check
> this for your system because I can't test it.
> Another alternative could be the version from the lenny-backports
> archive, which is currently 2.7.3 but I don't use it and don't know if
> this one fits your requirements.
> Greetings
> Patrick
Thanks again, atrick,

I'll go and try that.


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