pidgin/pidgin

Merged in default (pull request #651)

19 months ago, Gary Kramlich
e12be3474bc8
Merged in default (pull request #651)

A few readme tweaks

Approved-by: Elliott Sales de Andrade
  • +7 -6
    README
  • --- a/README Tue Nov 19 02:13:14 2019 +0000
    +++ b/README Tue Nov 19 02:26:13 2019 +0000
    @@ -2,8 +2,9 @@
    See AUTHORS and COPYRIGHT for the list of contributors.
    libpurple is a library intended to be used by programmers seeking
    -to write an IM client that connects to many IM networks. It supports
    -AIM, ICQ, and XMPP, among others.
    +to write an IM client that connects to many IM networks. It comes
    +with support for Bonjour, IRC, XMPP, among others, and there are
    +many more networks supported via third party protocols.
    Pidgin is a graphical IM client written in C which uses the GTK+
    toolkit.
    @@ -11,8 +12,8 @@
    Finch is a text-based IM client written in C which uses the ncurses
    toolkit.
    -These programs are not endorsed by, nor affiliated with, AOL nor any
    -other company in any way.
    +These programs are not endorsed by, nor affiliated with, any
    +proprietary instant messaging company in any way.
    ## BUILD
    @@ -23,7 +24,7 @@
    meson build
    cd build
    ninja
    - sudo ninja install
    + ninja install
    There are quite a few options for the build that you can view by looking at `meson_options.txt`. You can specify the options when running meson like the following:
    @@ -38,7 +39,7 @@
    Currently Pidgin can not be run from a build directory which means you must
    install it first. Once you've done that, you only need to run 'pidgin' or
    -'finch'.
    +'finch'. If it fails to launch you may need to run `ldconfig` as root.
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