Perl script plugins / Pidgin for Windows

samwyse samwyse at
Mon Dec 1 14:17:03 EST 2008

On Tue, Jul , 20081 at 22:00:13 EDT, Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 07:35:18AM -0700, xanth1 wrote:
> >
> > The perl.dll resides in the Plugins directory -- but since the Perl is
> > "disabled" (verified under Help->About) I cannot get my perl plugins from my
> > Ubuntu box to load in. Is there a precompiled version of Pidgin with Perl
> > support, or is there a way to enable Perl support short of compiling on
> > Windows?
> You need to install activestate perl

OK, I've got Activestate Perl 5.8.8 installed, but I can't get my
plugins recognized.  There wasn't a plugins directory under
C:\Documents and Settings\myuserid\Application Data\.purple, so I
created one and put the plugin there.  Was that the wrong place?  I'm
running Win2K Pro, sp4.

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