On Fri, 2004-01-09 at 22:51, Eric F Crist wrote:
> Hello people.
> I used to think IM clients were passe and childish, until I tried to go 
> without.  I found that there are a lot of business associates and friends 
> that use it, and it makes life a lot easier.  So, alas, I've been using GAIM 
> as a one-stop shop.  However, Yahoo! changed their protocol again this 
> morning, so I can't log in.

Have you looked at the GAIM homepage:


The first news item mentions a workaround for connecting to Yahoo!.


>   I tried to download their freebsd port (which 
> THEY wrote) and I get the following errors when I try to install it with 
> pkg_add:
> nomad# pkg_add fbsd4.ymessenger.tgz
> pkg_add: could not find package gtk-1.2.3 !
> pkg_add: could not find package glib-1.2.3 !
> pkg_add: could not find package XFree86-3.3.6 !
> pkg_add: could not find package gdk-pixbuf-0.8.0 !
> pkg_add: could not find package gettext-0.11.1_1 !
> nomad#
> Does anyone have a fix for this?  This GAIM password thing is new this 
> morning, I've done searches, and there isn't a fix yet.  It's even discussed 
> on the Yahoo! groups for Unix clients.
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