Liblinphone  3.11.1
Basic buddy status notification

This program is a very simple usage example of liblinphone, demonstrating how to initiate SIP subscriptions and receive notifications from a sip uri identity passed from the command line.
Argument must be like .
ex budy_list
Subscription is cleared on SIGINT

Copyright (C) 2010 Belledonne Communications SARL
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#include "linphone/core.h"
#include <signal.h>
static bool_t running=TRUE;
static void stop(int signum){
static void notify_presence_recv_updated (LinphoneCore *lc, LinphoneFriend *friend) {
const LinphoneAddress* friend_address = linphone_friend_get_address(friend);
if (friend_address != NULL) {
char *activity_str = linphone_presence_activity_to_string(activity);
char *str = linphone_address_as_string (friend_address);
printf("New state state [%s] for user id [%s] \n"
static void new_subscription_requested (LinphoneCore *lc, LinphoneFriend *friend, const char* url) {
const LinphoneAddress* friend_address = linphone_friend_get_address(friend);
if (friend_address != NULL) {
char *str = linphone_address_as_string (friend_address);
printf(" [%s] wants to see your status, accepting\n", str);
linphone_friend_edit(friend); /* start editing friend */
linphone_friend_set_inc_subscribe_policy(friend,LinphoneSPAccept); /* Accept incoming subscription request for this friend*/
linphone_friend_done(friend); /*commit change*/
linphone_core_add_friend(lc,friend); /* add this new friend to the buddy list*/
static void registration_state_changed(struct _LinphoneCore *lc, LinphoneProxyConfig *cfg, LinphoneRegistrationState cstate, const char *message){
printf("New registration state %s for user id [%s] at proxy [%s]"
int main(int argc, char *argv[]){
LinphoneCoreVTable vtable={0};
char* dest_friend=NULL;
char* identity=NULL;
char* password=NULL;
LinphoneFriend* my_friend=NULL;
/* takes sip uri identity from the command line arguments */
if (argc>1){
/* takes sip uri identity from the command line arguments */
if (argc>2){
/* takes password from the command line arguments */
if (argc>3){
//#define DEBUG
#ifdef DEBUG
linphone_core_enable_logs(NULL); /*enable liblinphone logs.*/
Fill the LinphoneCoreVTable with application callbacks.
All are optional. Here we only use the both notify_presence_received and new_subscription_requested callbacks
in order to get notifications about friend status.
vtable.registration_state_changed=registration_state_changed; /*just in case sip proxy is used*/
Instantiate a LinphoneCore object given the LinphoneCoreVTable
/*sip proxy might be requested*/
if (identity != NULL) {
/*create proxy config*/
/*parse identity*/
if (from==NULL){
printf("%s not a valid sip uri, must be like \n",identity);
goto end;
if (password!=NULL){
info=linphone_auth_info_new(linphone_address_get_username(from),NULL,password,NULL,NULL,NULL); /*create authentication structure from identity*/
linphone_core_add_auth_info(lc,info); /*add authentication info to LinphoneCore*/
// configure proxy entries
linphone_proxy_config_set_identity(proxy_cfg,identity); /*set identity with user name and domain*/
linphone_proxy_config_set_server_addr(proxy_cfg,linphone_address_get_domain(from)); /* we assume domain = proxy server address*/
linphone_proxy_config_enable_register(proxy_cfg,TRUE); /*activate registration for this proxy config*/
linphone_proxy_config_enable_publish(proxy_cfg,TRUE); /* enable presence satus publication for this proxy*/
linphone_address_unref(from); /*release resource*/
linphone_core_add_proxy_config(lc,proxy_cfg); /*add proxy config to linphone core*/
linphone_core_set_default_proxy(lc,proxy_cfg); /*set to default proxy*/
/* Loop until registration status is available */
do {
linphone_core_iterate(lc); /* first iterate initiates registration */
if (dest_friend) {
my_friend = linphone_core_create_friend_with_address(lc, dest_friend); /*creates friend object from dest*/
if (my_friend == NULL) {
printf("bad destination uri for friend [%s]\n",dest_friend);
goto end;
linphone_friend_enable_subscribes(my_friend,TRUE); /*configure this friend to emit SUBSCRIBE message after being added to LinphoneCore*/
linphone_friend_set_inc_subscribe_policy(my_friend,LinphoneSPAccept); /* Accept incoming subscription request for this friend*/
linphone_core_add_friend(lc,my_friend); /* add my friend to the buddy list, initiate SUBSCRIBE message*/
/*set my status to online*/
/* main loop for receiving notifications and doing background linphone core work: */
linphone_core_iterate(lc); /* first iterate initiates subscription */
/* change my presence status to offline*/
linphone_core_iterate(lc); /* just to make sure new status is initiate message is issued */
linphone_friend_edit(my_friend); /* start editing friend */
linphone_friend_enable_subscribes(my_friend,FALSE); /*disable subscription for this friend*/
linphone_friend_done(my_friend); /*commit changes triggering an UNSUBSCRIBE message*/
linphone_core_iterate(lc); /* just to make sure unsubscribe message is issued */
printf("Shutting down...\n");
return 0;