./configure options not OK
linuxcbon at yahoo.fr
Wed Apr 16 00:35:03 EDT 2008
--- Etan Reisner <deryni at pidgin.im> a écrit :
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 02:30:27AM +0200, linuxcbon wrote:
> > SSL isnt out of the box.
> > # cd pidgin-2.4.1
> > # ./configure
> > "SSL Library/Libraries......... : None. MSN, Novell Groupwise and
> > Talk will not work without GnuTLS or NSS. OpenSSL is NOT usable!"
> > Then I read http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/FAQssl
> > "You need GNUTLS or Mozilla NSS and NSPR; OpenSSL will not do."
> > Why isn't GNTULS included by default in pidgin ? It's GPL2 too.
> > So I installed gnutls-2.3.5 which needs libgcrypt which needs
> > .
> > Pidgin FAQ says : "You shouldn't need the
> > arguments to ./configure, as the libs get installed to good locations
> > default. "
> > So I try for pidgin ./configure --enable-gnutls=yes
> > I finally got : SSL Library/Libraries......... : GnuTLS
> > # /usr/local/bin/pidgin &
> > SSL and MSN finally connect.
> > cheers, linuxcbon
> > ps : I add CC support at pidgin.im for people to find a howto.
> After installing the required dependencies you did not need the
> --enable-gnutls flag, try again without it and you will see. Your
> was that you didn't have the dependencies, there isn't anything pidgin
> do about that other than tell you about it and leave you to fix it. The
> fact that you needed to manually track down dependencies sounds like a
> failing of your distributions package manager to me.
Yes, with ./configure alone, it works too :).
It doesnt come from the distro, but I was not sure which libraries to
install to make SSL work.
(there is another way with mozilla, but it seems more complex :o)
Would it be easier to have TLS libraries in the pidgin code already ?
Thanks for your help,
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