Created attachment 1001054 [details]
Attached is the patch (against origin/f19) to build pidgin without libpurple packages which are already in RHEL-7 proper.
Package Change Request
Package Name: pidgin
New Branches: epel7
Owners: jsynacek mcepl
Git done (by process-git-requests).
pidgin-2.10.7-23.el7 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 7.
pidgin-2.10.7-23.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 testing repository.
pidgin-2.10.7-24.el7 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 7.
pidgin-2.10.7-24.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.