Too many authorization requests

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Mon Dec 29 12:36:27 EST 2008

On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 12:31 PM, chris <jugg at> wrote:
> John Moore 3rd wrote:
>> Er Galvao Abbott wrote:
>>> BTW, should I add a bug report for this in Pidgin's Bug Tracker?
>> I can't see that this is a 'Bug' within Pidgin.  Pidgin is functioning
>> just as it should.  This is a compatibility issue in how two entirely
>> different IM Applications handle connectivity to various IM Services.
> "My problem is not even that (I'm somewhat patient with these things),
> but the problem is Pidgin then crashes before I can authorize even one
> contact."
> A crash - is a crash - is a bug.  That has nothing to do with different
> IM applications.  And if a crash equates to "Pidgin is function just as
> it should".  How scary. :)
> Sounds like the bug report would be along the lines of:
> If Pidgin receives too many authorization requests (eg. 230+ on MSN
> protocol) Pidgin crashes.

You're right, clearly a crash is a bug; please follow the instructions
to get a backtrace ( and
file a ticket.


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