[ejabberd] Yahoo Transports? (+badlop)

Gregg Berkholtz ejabberd at gbcomputers.com
Thu Mar 17 20:02:26 MSK 2005

It's too bad that has to be so difficult - is anyone developing a
PyYahoo transport? I really like how well our PyMSN and PyAIM transports


On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 07:47:53PM +0100, Sander Devrieze wrote:
> Op dinsdag 1 maart 2005 19:17, schreef Gregg Berkholtz:
> > I'm trying to locate a Yahoo Transport which will function with
> > ejabberd. I've Googled around and found only "yahoo-transport", with a
> > homepage of http://yahoo-transport.jabberstudio.org/, and broken links
> > to the downloads.
> >
> > Is there a better way to get ejabberd talking with the Yahoo network?
> Try this Yahoo-transport-2 transport 
> ( http://yahoo-transport.jabberstudio.org/ ) configuration:
> http://www.jabberstudio.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/cvs/ejabberd/examples/transport-configs/yahoo-t/
> Remark that I splitted the config file. As I am using this config on my 
> server, they are known to work in combination with ejabberd :-)
> Instructions:
> 1) Modify the config files to your needs, PATH's,...
> 2) Get a copy of Jabberd 1.4.3 or higher (source!).
> 3) Compile Jabberd, but do not install it now.
> 4) Move the Yahoo-transport source directory in the jabberd source directory.
> 5) Compile Yahoo-transport.
> 6) Copy the yahoo-transport-2.so (it can be called differently; I don't know 
> it exact ;) ) file to the directory specified in the yahoo-transport configs 
> (see 1)
> 7) Copy the jabberd binary and libs (you don't need all libs in this case!) to 
> the place you want.
> 8) Add an entry for the Yahoo-transport in ejabberd like described in the 
> ejabberd guide.
> 9) Reload this config or restart ejabberd.
> 10) run jabberd *and* specify the config file it should use (master.xml of 
> yahoo-t)
> 11) If all goes well, the transport should be visible now when discovering 
> your server with Tkabber, Coccinella, Psi,... :-)
> You can get the latest transport out cvs:
> cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous at cvs.jabberstudio.org:/home/cvs co yahoo-transport
> If not included in your distribution (AFAIK there is no Yahoo-transport for 
> Windows, so if you are using that the above will maybe not work for you).
> btw at badlop: Can't you create a tutorial for this? Or should I do? At least, I 
> will make my example configs a little bit easier if you want to write
> a tutorial :-)
> -- 
> Mvg, Sander Devrieze.
> xmpp:sander at l4l.be ( http://jabber.l4l.be/ )

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