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Old 02-04-2008, 02:55 PM
Michael Sullivan
 
Default Portage behaviour with Masked packages - Gaim

On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 15:11 +0000, Mick wrote:
> On Monday 04 February 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote:
> > Michael Sullivan <michael@espersunited.com> wrote:
> > > Why is gaim no longer in portage? Is it dead upstream?
> >
> > It has been renamed to Pidgin in 2007 to prevent some legal
> > issues with AOL and their AIM product.
>
> From Michael Sullivan's comment shall I assume that you also did not see the
> portage warning about Gaim-over (pun intended) or perhaps you never had Gaim
> installed?
>
> Anyone else who can confirm that they have Gaim installed but not seen the
> portage warning?

I have gaim installed, and I use it every day, but I haven't seen any
warnings from portage. Will pidgin be able to read my ~/.gaim/* files?

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