Configuring of pidgin

Stu Tomlinson stu at
Fri Jul 4 14:02:28 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 19:12 +0200, Frank Lanitz wrote:
> During the ICQ-issue I compiled pidgin by my own. During this I
> recognized something that I can't remember from past: The configure
> script was searching for a couple of libs. Every time I don't have the
> devel package installed of a lib, configure aborted and suggest to
> deactivate this feature if not needed. To be honest, I'd liked the old
> way much more, where the configure script runs without stopping and
> shows and the end, which options are activated or deactivated. Is it
> possible to bring it back to this in future again? 

Because you asked so nicely, yes. Well, not quite. Future releases will
have a --disable-missing-dependencies option to ./configure which will
revert to the old behavior.



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