Pidgin 2.5.7: Yahoo buddies in list appear signed-in after they sign out

Sulabh Mahajan at
Wed Jun 24 12:16:03 EDT 2009

Thats a bug we know about, and has been solved for the next release.

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 9:15 PM, Daniel Wolfe <hyalin at> wrote:

> If I have a Yahoo buddy, Pidgin doesn't seem to recognize their
> signout/logoff; in the buddy list and the chat window, they still appear
> online. It's not because I've got it set to show offline buddies, either.
> The problem resolves itself if I disable my YIM account, then re-enable it
> after a few seconds; that clears the list to show my online buddies only,
> but it's a temporary fix; once they logoff, they still remain on my list.
> I'm running a fresh install of 2.5.7 on Windows XP.
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