2.3.0 breaks MSN
stu at nosnilmot.com
Fri Nov 30 20:41:14 EST 2007
On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 19:14 -0500, Vanco, Don wrote:
> Subject line says it all. I saw an older post prior to joining
> mentioning unusual password characters - mine has none it's a straight
> dictionary word.
> What's worse about this "break" over the last time MSN changed and
> crippled Pidgin (gaim) - the account shows logged in, but none of my
> friends (that I know to be on-line) appear.
> Really hate to have my first post descend into a rant - but does anyone
> test this stuff before issuing a global broadcast to update? It's a bit
We know. And I'm very sorry this happened.
I'm guessing you use Windows, there is a stop-gap fixed msn plugin
available here: http://pidgin.im/~nosnilmot/2.3.0-msnfix/libmsn.dll
To use it, take a backup copy of
and put the file from above in it's place.
If you compiled from source on Linux, apply this patch and rebuild:
I hope we can release 2.3.1 soon including these fixes, but we also need
to address some other issues too, and I don't know what's happening
about these right now.
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