Perl script plugins / Pidgin for Windows

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 14:21:39 EST 2008


On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 2:17 PM, samwyse <samwyse at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.


You need to install Activestate Perl 5.10.x

-D
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