Pidgin 2.8.x Dependencies

Ethan Blanton elb at
Fri Jun 10 20:09:30 EDT 2011

Michael R. McCarrey spake unto us the following wisdom:
> Would I be correct to assume that the glib dependencies for Pidgin have been 
> deliberately changed, (as opposed to someone accidentally building it on a 
> brand new machine with the latest Ubummer release installed), to GLib 2.16.0 
> or newer? As this results in users of Pidgin 2.7.11 with  glib-1.2.10-28 (In 
> my case, Fedora 8)  being nagged to death to upgrade, is there any chance of 
> a 2.7.11a version that will permit disabling the "new version" check or; 
> Where might I hack my source to accomplish the same thing?

Yes, the glib requirements were updated.

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