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Hi, I'm waiting for a new release, since 0.3 on Linux Pidgin crashes with a Core Segmentation fault error when the plugin is installed, and on Windows the plugin doesn't appear in the plugin menu(Aktive perl and perlgtk are installed).
So please update ore give me a tip how I get it to work.
First of all, thx for your report to let me know the problem our users are facing.
For the reason why you cannot use yulastfm on Windows, after doing some surveys, I found that there is still no pre-built package of Gtk2 which is specifically to ActivePerl 5.10 existing for now. Since Pidgin v.2.5.5 needs ActivePerl 5.10 to get Perl plugin work on Windows, I don't think there's a "easy" way existing at present. However, if anyone know how to achieve that, feel free to send me a mail or simply post it here. Anyway, you can still use the feature of now playing by using yulastfm v.0.2.0 on Windows. It doesn't involve Gtk2-perl in this version, and works fine with ActivePerl 5.10 on Pidgin 2.5.5
For the crashing problem, I think it's probably the bug inside Pidgin Perl plugin subsystem. If you can reproduce the crash situation, you may like to submit a new ticket here http://developer.pidgin.im/newticket to help me and Pidgin community fix it in the future release.
Have you submitted the ticket to Pidgin?
If so, would you mind to post the issue here too?
Thanks for your help.