./configure options not OK

linuxcbon linuxcbon at yahoo.fr
Wed Apr 16 01:56:57 EDT 2008

--- Etan Reisner <deryni at pidgin.im> a écrit :

> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 06:35:03AM +0200, linuxcbon wrote:
> <snip>
> The mozilla ssl libraries are just more immediate pieces, it may or may
> not be more complex to get working.
> Why exactly aren't you using distribution provided packages for things
> like this?

I prefer to install from sources because it is more reliable and up to
date. I am also testing and looking for bugs and learning at the same time
(hacker inside).

> > Would it be easier to have TLS libraries in the pidgin code already ?
> No, not at all. This is exactly what distributions are supposed to do
> for
> you, allow you to easily install things as you need them.

I guess many distributions don't have the GnuTLS.


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