Perl script plugins / Pidgin for Windows

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at pidgin.im
Tue Jul 1 22:00:13 EDT 2008


On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 07:35:18AM -0700, xanth1 wrote:
> 
> This may be a completely stupid question, but hopefully I can get a decent
> answer -- google searches are messy on this subject to say the least. I am
> using Pidgin for Windows, I've downloaded the last few versions from
> Pidgin.IM and they all appeared to be compiled without Perl support.
> 
> 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?
> 
> THanks

You need to install activestate perl

-khc



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