Pidgin 2.5.3 Crashes on Start (WinXP)

Nikolai Neff nineff at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 12:19:08 EST 2009


>
> Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
> >/  You need to download the debug version for the .rpt file to appear.
> />/
> />/  -khc
> /
> He noted that he does have the debug version and was using it.  There are a
> couple circumstances in which the debug version won't create a report, but I
> don't recall what they are offhand.
>
> John
>    
This is indeed correct, I already use the debugging version of Pidgin.
I even installed PERL and MIT Kerberos because these were mentioned as 
'not found' in the log file but this didn't solve the crash.

Here's the log with PERL and Kerberos installed:

> -------------------------------------------------
> Pidgin Debug Log For 30.12.2008 23:44:26,59
> -------------------------------------------------
> Loaded exchndl.dll
> GTK+ path found: C:\Programme\GTK2-Runtime\bin
> Using SetDllDirectory
> Setting locale: LANG=de
> Looking for Perl... found in 'C:\Perl\'.
> Looking for MIT Kerberos... found in 'C:\Programme\MIT\Kerberos'.
> (23:44:26) wpurple: shfolder.dll not already loaded; loading it...
> (23:44:26) wpurple: This version of shfolder.dll contains SHGetFolderPathW
> (23:44:26) wpurple: Purple settings dir: C:\Dokumente und 
> Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten
> (23:44:26) winpidgin: winpidgin_init start
> (23:44:26) wspell: Found Aspell in C:\Programme\Aspell\bin
> (23:44:26) wpurple: libgtkspell.dll not already loaded; loading it...
> (23:44:26) wpurple: This version of libgtkspell.dll contains 
> gtkspell_new_attach
> (23:44:26) wpurple: This version of libgtkspell.dll contains 
> gtkspell_get_from_text_view
> (23:44:26) wpurple: This version of libgtkspell.dll contains 
> gtkspell_detach
> (23:44:26) wpurple: This version of libgtkspell.dll contains 
> gtkspell_set_language
> (23:44:26) wpurple: This version of libgtkspell.dll contains 
> gtkspell_recheck_all
> (23:44:26) winpidgin: GTK+ :2.14.6
> (23:44:26) wpurple: This version of user32.dll contains FlashWindowEx
> (23:44:26) winpidgin: winpidgin_init end
> (23:44:26) wpurple: wpurple_init start
> (23:44:26) wpurple: libpurple version: 2.5.3
> (23:44:26) wpurple: Glib:2.18.3
> (23:44:26) wpurple: wpurple_init end
> (23:44:26) prefs: Reading C:\Dokumente und 
> Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple\prefs.xml
> (23:44:26) prefs: Reading C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\All 
> Users\Anwendungsdaten\purple\prefs.xml
> (23:44:26) prefs: Error reading prefs: Datei »C:\Dokumente und 
> Einstellungen\All Users\Anwendungsdaten\purple\prefs.xml« konnte nicht 
> geöffnet werden: No such file or directory
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\autoaccept.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\buddynote.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\convcolors.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\extplacement.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\gtkbuddynote.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\history.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\iconaway.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\idle.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\joinpart.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libaim.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libbonjour.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libgg.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libicq.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libirc.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libmsn.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libmyspace.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libnovell.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libqq.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libsametime.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libsametime.dll has a 
> prefs_info, but is a prpl. This is no longer supported.
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libsilc.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libsimple.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libxmpp.dll
> (23:44:26) util: Reading file xmpp-caps.xml from directory 
> C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple
> (23:44:26) util: File C:\Dokumente und 
> Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple\xmpp-caps.xml does not 
> exist (this is not necessarily an error)
> (23:44:26) jabber: creating hash tables for data objects
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\libyahoo.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\log_reader.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\markerline.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\newline.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\notify.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\offlinemsg.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\perl.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\pidginrc.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\psychic.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\relnot.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\sendbutton.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\spellchk.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\ssl-nss.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\ssl.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\statenotify.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\tcl.dll
> (23:44:26) wpurple: Could not open reg key 'HKLM' subkey 
> 'SOFTWARE\ActiveState\ActiveTcl\'.
> Message: (2) Das System kann die angegebene Datei nicht finden.
> (23:44:26) wpurple: Could not open reg key 'HKCU' subkey 
> 'SOFTWARE\ActiveState\ActiveTcl\'.
> Message: (2) Das System kann die angegebene Datei nicht finden.
> (23:44:26) tcl: ActiveTCL-Installation nicht erkannt. Wenn Sie 
> TCL-Plugins benutzen wollen, dann installieren Sie ActiveTCL von 
> http://www.activestate.com
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\ticker.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\timestamp.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing 
> C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\timestamp_format.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\win2ktrans.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\winprefs.dll
> (23:44:26) plugins: probing C:\Programme\Pidgin\plugins\xmppconsole.dll
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/status/scores/offline changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/status/scores/available changed, scheduling 
> save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/status/scores/invisible changed, scheduling 
> save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/status/scores/away changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/status/scores/extended_away changed, 
> scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/status/scores/idle changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/status/scores/offline_msg changed, 
> scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) util: Reading file accounts.xml from directory C:\Dokumente 
> und Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple
> (23:44:26) util: File C:\Dokumente und 
> Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple\accounts.xml does not 
> exist (this is not necessarily an error)
> (23:44:26) util: Reading file status.xml from directory C:\Dokumente 
> und Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple
> (23:44:26) util: File C:\Dokumente und 
> Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple\status.xml does not exist 
> (this is not necessarily an error)
> (23:44:26) certificate: CertificateVerifier x509, singleuse requested 
> but not found.
> (23:44:26) certificate: CertificateVerifier singleuse registered
> (23:44:26) certificate: CertificatePool x509, ca requested but not found.
> (23:44:26) certificate: CertificateScheme x509 requested but not found.
> (23:44:26) certificate/x509/ca: Lazy init failed because an X.509 
> Scheme is not yet registered. Maybe it will be better later.
> (23:44:26) certificate/x509/ca: Init failed, probably because a 
> dependency is not yet registered. It has been deferred to later.
> (23:44:26) certificate: CertificatePool ca registered
> (23:44:26) certificate: CertificatePool x509, tls_peers requested but 
> not found.
> (23:44:26) certificate: CertificatePool tls_peers registered
> (23:44:26) certificate: CertificateVerifier x509, tls_cached requested 
> but not found.
> (23:44:26) certificate: CertificateVerifier tls_cached registered
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/logging/format changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/logging/format changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) network: found network '192.168.123.0'
> (23:44:26) wpurple: This version of ws2_32.dll contains WSANSPIoctl
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/proxy/type changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/proxy/host changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/proxy/port changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/proxy/username changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:26) prefs: /purple/proxy/password changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:27) certificate: CertificateScheme x509 requested but not found.
> (23:44:27) certificate: CertificateScheme x509 registered
> (23:44:27) util: Reading file smileys.xml from directory C:\Dokumente 
> und Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple
> (23:44:27) util: File C:\Dokumente und 
> Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple\smileys.xml does not exist 
> (this is not necessarily an error)
> (23:44:27) stun: using server
> (23:44:27) prefs: /pidgin/conversations/placement changed, scheduling 
> save.
> (23:44:27) prefs: purple_prefs_get_bool: Unknown pref 
> /pidgin/win32/minimize_new_convs
> (23:44:27) docklet: WM_CREATE
> (23:44:27) gtkblist: added visibility manager: 1
> (23:44:27) prefs: /purple/savedstatus/default changed, scheduling save.
> (23:44:27) docklet: created
> (23:44:27) util: Reading file blist.xml from directory C:\Dokumente 
> und Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple
> (23:44:27) util: File C:\Dokumente und 
> Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple\blist.xml does not exist 
> (this is not necessarily an error)
> (23:44:27) pounce: Error reading pounces: Datei »C:\Dokumente und 
> Einstellungen\admin\Anwendungsdaten\.purple\pounces.xml« konnte nicht 
> geöffnet werden: No such file or directory


Nikolai



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