bogus gtalk disconnections (libpurple issue?)

Carl Alexander Adams carlalex at overlords.com
Wed Oct 3 16:03:26 EDT 2007


FWIW, I also notice that if I have myself in my buddy list and I am 
logged into the google gtalk servers with adium, I never see myself as 
logged in.

    --- Carl


Hugh Caley wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 19:22 -0700, Sean Egan wrote:
>> On 9/26/07, Hugh Caley <hughc at aldon.com> wrote:
>>> I get frequent disconnect/reconnect notices when chatting with a Google
>>> Talk User. The gtalk user is using the google client on a PC.  The gtalk
>>> user complains that I'm the only one who talks to her that has this
>>> problem ;)
>> It sounds more like a network problem. Do you get similar errors on
>> different protocols? 
> 
> No.
> 
>> What's the connection error it gives you?
>>
> 
> I get the <-Disconnect ->Reconnect icons in both Pidgin and Adium.
> 
> As I mentioned, the gtalk user is using the actual Google chat client on
> a PC, and she reports that I'm the only person she is having this
> problem with, other than another Adium user (who lives on a different
> coast).  SHE gets errors that I have gone offline and that some of her
> text did not get transmitted.  I am attaching output from the Pidgin
> system log below.
> 
> Also, I am using Pidgin 2.2.0 at work, over a T1, and I am using Adium
> 1.1.2 at home, over a cable modem.  It really can't be a problem with
> networking on my side, and if it is a problem with networking on her
> side, why doesn't it affect other Google chat users that she talks to?
> 
> To me, this pretty definitely points to a libpurple issue.
> 
> The adium bug ticket I mentioned is here:
> 
> http://trac.adiumx.com/ticket/1627
> 
> However, since it affects pidgin as well, this would seem like a better
> place to deal with the problem.
> 
> Hugh
> 
> 
> 
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