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Re: update chat/pidgin
On Wed, 9 Jul 2008 17:01:55 -0400
"Steven M. Bellovin" <smb%cs.columbia.edu@localhost> wrote:
> On Wed, 09 Jul 2008 23:55:32 +0300
> Aleksey Cheusov <cheusov%tut.by@localhost> wrote:
> > >> Packaged version of chat/pidgin just doesn't work.
> > >> It says "Your version is too old..." and blablabla.
> > >>
> > > I'm surprised you're having trouble -- I'm not. Perhaps one
> > > specific protocol? I use jabber (to a private jabber server) and
> > > AIM.
> > I forgot to mention that all this is about ICQ.
> Ah -- that certainly explains why I didn't see the problem.
> > > As for upgrading -- I believe we're still in the middle of pkgsrc
> > > freeze, so the update can't happen immediately. But the freeze
> > > should end soon.
> > Ok. But in this case pidgin/icq will not work in 2008Q2.
> I'm not involved in the pkgsrc release process, so I have no visibility
> into what they're up to. Based on the timing, though, I suspect that
> it's just too close to ready to go to make such a change. I'll let the
> pkgsrc maintainers answer that one.
I'll do this update today. It will also fix a security issue.
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