Subject: pkg/24494: gaim doesn't work for either MSN or Yahoo
To: None <>
From: Brian de Alwis <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/19/2004 14:25:35
>Number:         24494
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       gaim doesn't work for either MSN or Yahoo
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Feb 19 22:29:00 UTC 2004
>Originator:     Brian de Alwis
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6ZI
     Brian de Alwis | Graduate student | Software Practices Lab | UBC
"There is much pleasure to be gained in useless knowledge." - Bertrand Russell
System: NetBSD slab 1.6ZI NetBSD 1.6ZI (SLAB) #1: Thu Feb 5 22:59:07 PST 2004 bsd@slab:/home/scratch/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/SLAB i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
	Gaim's MSN Messenger module doesn't seem to work as installed. 
	According to Gaim bug report #825415, this can be fixed using
	GnuTLS' internal ASN.1 and LZO support.  It may be that this
	is indicative of a problem with security/libtasn1 and/or
	Compile and install gaim-0.75.  Try logging in using an MSN
	Messenger account.  See the login fail.
	This can be fixed, as according to Gaim bug report #825415
	by rebuilding GnuTLS using the built-in ASN.1 and LZO. 
	Although perhaps not the most desirable solution, it does

	--- Makefile.orig       2004-02-19 14:21:36.000000000 -0800
	+++ Makefile    2004-02-19 14:21:49.000000000 -0800
	@@ -12,6 +12,9 @@
	+CONFIGURE_ARGS+=       --with-included-libtasn1
	+CONFIGURE_ARGS+=       --with-included-lzo
	 DOCDIR=                ${PREFIX}/share/doc/gnutls
	 EGDIR=         ${PREFIX}/share/examples/gnutls