Beginning to write a client
gcgaim at gmail.com
Fri May 18 09:02:39 EDT 2007
OK, so I have nullclient.c and defines.h, but when I compile I seem to be
missing some libs. I have libpuple, libpurple-devel, libtk, libtcl, and
glib-devel installed. Anything else that I'm missing?
On 5/17/07, Sadrul Habib Chowdhury <imadil at gmail.com> wrote:
> * Greg Chagnon had this to say on [17 May 2007, 16:28:18 -0400]:
> > Hi All,
> > I'm new to this list and libpurple but wanted to ask a rather open ended
> > question. I'd like to write a very basic command line IM client. The
> > functionality it would have to have is to connect to a server, send an
> > and be able to receive an IM and verify its message against what was
> > At a later date I'd add in conferencing and file transfer. So I'm
> > for anything that could get me started on writing a client in C++. I
> > to work best by seeing examples.
> There is a nullclient in libpurple/example/ that allows you to create
> and connect to one IM service of your choice and receive messages. It
> was meant to be a really simple client, and adding the ability to send
> messages would've made it rather complicated for a 'Hello world' client.
> There are some development FAQs for client/plugin authors in
> http://d.pidgin.im/wiki/Development%20FAQ, which you may find useful.
> You should also look at http://d.pidgin.im/wiki/WhatIsLibpurple. We will
> be glad to answer any farther questions you may have.
> > The reasons I'm doing this is, first, to test a part of a network
> > in an automated fashion. And second, I'm seeing a lot of "How do I get
> > started" messages being posted. So I'd also like to document my
> > and the steps that I take to write this client so that others can
> > from it.
> > Any and all information that you all could point me to would be *very*
> > helpful!
> > Thanks,
> > g
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