All my Pidgin accounts have disappeared

Etan Reisner deryni at pidgin.im
Thu Apr 24 11:48:17 EDT 2008


On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 09:00:03PM -0700, Barbara Kroczak wrote:
> Thanks Etan!
>
> I actually recreated my 4 accounts and was thrilled to find that my
> buddies were more or less all there on the servers.  But I'll do what
> you suggest for next time!
>
> Thanks again!

Assuming the only file that was corrupted was the accounts.xml file (and
not any of the other pidgin .xml files) then your buddy and preference
storage in pidgin was unaffected. accounts.xml only stores the accounts
themselves. Not buddy list information.

    -Etan



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