problem with pidgin-2.7.0_1 installation

Lawrence Stewart lstewart at
Wed May 26 02:18:47 UTC 2010

On 05/26/10 07:53, doug wrote:
> I have pidgin installed on two 8.0 systems:
> 1) FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE #0: Wed May 5 10:17:16 EDT 2010 - pidgin-2.6.6_1
> 2) FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE #0: Mon May 17 00:51:56 EDT 2010 - pidgin-2.7.0_1
> Both the package and the build of pidgin-2.7.0_1 appear to install
> without any images. A diff of the package list show about 59 png files
> are not installed for 2.7. Copying the missing files to their
> appropriate places (in 2.6) did nothing so I assume the links are built in.
> I have a minimal installation of kde 3.5.10 staring with kdebase and
> then installing only what I needed/wanted. I wonder if a dependency not
> in the pidigin make file could be my problem?

Seconded, latest pidgin compiled from ports doesn't seem to install 
various icon files. Symptom for me is visible in KDE 4.4.3 with the 
Pidgin system tray icon being shown as a red cross i.e. required icon 
file is missing and KDE is replacing it with a placeholder.


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