[arch-dev-public] libotr-4.0.0-1 in [staging]

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Tue Oct 16 10:04:47 EDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 12:51:13AM +1100, Gaetan Bisson wrote:
> [2012-10-16 09:38:24 -0400] Stéphane Gaudreault:
> > libotr-4.0.0-1 is in [staging] since september 4th. Is there a
> > technical difficulty thatprevents to complete this rebuild
> Yes. They've completely revamped the API, and no application (except
> pidgin-otr, developed by the same people) has been ported yet. It
> doesn't look to me like a trivial matter to port existing code to the
> new interface (something I did not realize when I created the TODO).
> So if you want to clean up [staging], I guess the best would be to just
> kill that TODO list.

An an alternative, we could introduce libotr3 and do a rebuild for the
applications which haven't been ported (as to not hold libpurple/pidgin


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