Bug 222784 - net-im/libpurple and pidgin no longer support MSN and Yahoo!
Summary: net-im/libpurple and pidgin no longer support MSN and Yahoo!
Status: Closed FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Only Me
Assignee: Joe Marcus Clarke
URL:
Keywords: easy, patch-ready
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2017-10-04 19:44 UTC by Mikhail T.
Modified: 2017-10-04 22:32 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
bugzilla: maintainer-feedback? (marcus)


Attachments
Remove mentions of MSN and Yahoo! from descriptions of libpurple and pidgin ports (1.16 KB, patch)
2017-10-04 19:44 UTC, Mikhail T.
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Description Mikhail T. 2017-10-04 19:44:24 UTC
Created attachment 186909 [details]
Remove mentions of MSN and Yahoo! from descriptions of libpurple and pidgin ports

libpurple dropped support for Yahoo! and MSN in March:

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/03/pidgin-drops-facebook-xmpp

The patch updated package-descriptions to remove mentions of the removed protocols.
Comment 1 commit-hook freebsd_committer 2017-10-04 22:31:59 UTC
A commit references this bug:

Author: marcus
Date: Wed Oct  4 22:31:41 UTC 2017
New revision: 451253
URL: https://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/ports/451253

Log:
  Remove the mention of MSN and Yahoo! from pkg-descrs.

  Pidgin dropped support for these services back in March 2017.

  PR:		222784
  Submitted by:	mi

Changes:
  head/net-im/finch/pkg-descr
  head/net-im/libpurple/pkg-descr
  head/net-im/pidgin/pkg-descr
Comment 2 Joe Marcus Clarke freebsd_committer 2017-10-04 22:32:32 UTC
Committed, thanks!