Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 857759
pidgin bundles libgadu
Last modified: 2017-01-09 05:35:28 EST
Description of problem:
pidgin as packaged for RHEL6 does not link against external libgadu and uses the bundled copy instead. The bundled copy is version 1.9.0, with known bugs (e.g. memory leaks) and missing important features (e.g. transport encryption support).
Since libgadu is not yet available in RHEL, I recommend using current upstream libgadu-1.11.2 as base for the package (see Fedora package).
This was fixed in Fedora package in bug #713888.
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