Login with PKI Cert

Michael McConville mmcconville at mykolab.com
Tue Jul 7 21:35:45 EDT 2015

On Tue, Jul 07, 2015 at 09:07:12PM -0400, John Mark Hall wrote:
> I did see that thread, but if I read correctly it required the
> application to be compiled with the plug-in code integrated.

You're correct, it won't work without a custom build.

> My user base would not be able to support that at large. Again there
> are some other chat clients such as Swift and Gamji that support this
> "out of the box" so it would be nice if pidgin would just integrate
> the smart card login capability into the standard build.
> Any thoughts?

Very much agreed. I've been meaning to try merging it. It'll hopefully
get included in the 3.0 release. Sadly, it was written for 2.x.y, but if
we're lucky it'll port over pretty cleanly.

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