Pidgin 2.8.x Dependencies

Ethan Blanton elb at
Fri Jun 10 21:52:42 EDT 2011

Mark Doliner spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > (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;
> Nope!  Sorry for the inconvenience.  Our general feeling is that, if
> the packager no longer supports the distro then why should we?  (In
> your case I think Fedora 8 stopped being supported around January
> 2009?  IMO it's dangerous to continue using a distribution that
> doesn't have active security updates--I recommend upgrading.)

Wait; is the release notification functionality no longer a plugin?

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