Pidgin 2.5.7 crashes when started

Paul Aurich paul at darkrain42.org
Mon Jun 22 16:14:42 EDT 2009


start up pidgin in offline mode (pass Pidgin the '-n' argument either via
the start menu shortcut or a command prompt) and change the Pager Server to
'scsa.msg.yahoo.com'. Does that fix the issue for you?

For the record, someone else encountered this. See
http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/9426

~Paul

And Dan Bechtlofft spoke on 06/22/2009 12:10 PM, saying:
> I upgraded to 2.5.7 today and now cannot get it stable.
> 
> Please help.
> Dan
> 
> Here is the debug RPT
> -------------------------------------
> Error occured on Monday, June 22, 2009 at 14:08:18.
> 
> Windows Version 5.1 Build 2600 Service Pack 2
> 
> C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.exe caused an Access Violation at
> location 68611db7 in module C:\Program Files\Common
> Files\GTK\2.0\bin\libglib-2.0-0.dll Reading from location 00000000.
> 
> Registers:
> eax=00000000 ebx=00000000 ecx=ffffff00 edx=00000000 esi=00000000
> edi=ffffffff
> eip=68611db7 esp=0022eab0 ebp=0022eaf8 iopl=0         nv up ei ng nz na
> po nc
> cs=001b  ss=0023  ds=0023  es=0023  fs=003b  gs=0000            
> efl=00210286
> 
> Call stack:
>          C:\Program Files\Common Files\GTK\2.0\bin\libglib-2.0-0.dll
> [2.18.4.0]
> 68611DB7 C:\Program Files\Common Files\GTK\2.0\bin\libglib-2.0-0.dll 
> g_unicode_canonical_decomposition
> 68612397 C:\Program Files\Common Files\GTK\2.0\bin\libglib-2.0-0.dll 
> g_utf8_normalize
>          C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libpurple.dll [2.5.7.0]
> 67D118F7 C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libpurple.dll  purple_normalize 
> f:/pidgin-build/pidgin-2.5.7/libpurple/util.c:3080
> 67CF2C5C C:\Program Files\Pidgin\libpurple.dll  purple_privacy_check 
> f:/pidgin-build/pidgin-2.5.7/libpurple/privacy.c:367
> 6D9957FB C:\Program Files\Pidgin\plugins\libyahoo.dll 
> yahoo_process_picture 
> f:/pidgin-build/pidgin-2.5.7/libpurple/protocols/yahoo/yahoo_picture.c:113
> 6D988D94 C:\Program Files\Pidgin\plugins\libyahoo.dll 
> yahoo_packet_process 
> f:/pidgin-build/pidgin-2.5.7/libpurple/protocols/yahoo/yahoo.c:2161
> 6D98A6B2 C:\Program Files\Pidgin\plugins\libyahoo.dll  yahoo_pending 
> f:/pidgin-build/pidgin-2.5.7/libpurple/protocols/yahoo/yahoo.c:2290
>          C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.dll [2.5.7.0]
> 64A77912 C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.dll  pidgin_io_invoke 
> f:/pidgin-build/pidgin-2.5.7/pidgin/gtkeventloop.c:82
>          C:\Program Files\Common Files\GTK\2.0\bin\libglib-2.0-0.dll
> [2.18.4.0]
> 685E73D7 C:\Program Files\Common Files\GTK\2.0\bin\libglib-2.0-0.dll 
> g_main_context_dispatch
> 685E8AA3 C:\Program Files\Common Files\GTK\2.0\bin\libglib-2.0-0.dll 
> g_main_context_acquire
> 685E8D4A C:\Program Files\Common Files\GTK\2.0\bin\libglib-2.0-0.dll 
> g_main_loop_run
>          C:\Program Files\Common
> Files\GTK\2.0\bin\libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll [2.14.7.0]
> 6185EBFE C:\Program Files\Common
> Files\GTK\2.0\bin\libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll  gtk_main
>          C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.dll [2.5.7.0]
> 64A90A01 C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.dll  pidgin_main 
> f:/pidgin-build/pidgin-2.5.7/pidgin/gtkmain.c:889
>          C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.exe [2.5.7.0]
> 004023EC C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.exe  WinMain 
> f:/pidgin-build/pidgin-2.5.7/pidgin/win32/winpidgin.c:749
> 00402A48 C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.exe  WinMain 
> f:/pidgin-build/pidgin-2.5.7/pidgin/win32/winpidgin.c:628
> 0040124B C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.exe
> 004012B8 C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.exe
>          C:\WINDOWS\system32\kernel32.dll [5.1.2600.3541]
> 7C816FE7 C:\WINDOWS\system32\kernel32.dll  RegisterWaitForInputIdle
> 



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