Trent Lloyd lathiat at
Sun Oct 15 07:50:03 BST 2006

Hi Andrew,

On Sat, Oct 14, 2006 at 02:42:39PM -0600, Andrew Jorgensen wrote:
> > Secondly on the Ubuntu side of things, libavahi-howl-compat0 is in the
> > 'universe' respository, thus gaim cannot depend on it.
> Often this isn't really a reason not compile against something.
> Depending on how the application loads the library you can just put
> the library as "Suggests" and if it happens to be present it will
> work.  If gaim doesn't work this way it probably should.

While this is 'possible' it is generally not the way things are designed
and would requrie duplication of various btis of avahi (e.g. the
headers) into the gaim source and this is quite ugly.

It would be nice if someone could port the gaim stuff to avahi directly,
I might have a look at it...


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