Is it possible to lock down Pidgin?
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Sun Sep 18 05:43:44 EDT 2011
Richard Laager wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-09-17 at 17:08 -0700, Mark Doliner wrote:
>> Or you could
>> just remove the appropriate shared libraries for each protocol plugin
>> after building.
> Or just remove the files after running the installer.
The more difficult bit will be blocking access to other XMPP services.
That might be easier done in the firewall.
Generally forcing a multi-service client to only access one service is
going against the fundamental concept of the software, so it will not
have been designed to help that, although it will always be possible to
add extra validation to the source code to achieve it.
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