2.7.2, yahoo through proxy issues

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Wed Aug 11 10:55:58 EDT 2010


On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 10:42, Alex Colomb <colomb at gmail.com> wrote:
> I can't seem to get yahoo connected through our corporate proxy.  I tried
> clicking the "Use account proxy for SSL connections" checkbox, but that
> still doesn't work.
> Pidgin 2.7.2
> Windows 7 64bit and Windows XP
> Facetime proxy server
> Here is the associated debug information:
> (09:25:02) proxy: Connecting to vcs1.msg.yahoo.com:80 via facetime:1080
> using SOCKS5
> (09:25:02) socks5 proxy: Connection in progress
> (09:25:02) socks5 proxy: Connected.
> (09:25:02) socks5 proxy: Able to read.
> (09:25:02) s5: reallocing from 5 to 8
> (09:25:02) s5: reallocing from 8 to 10
> (09:25:02) proxy: Connected to vcs1.msg.yahoo.com:80.
> (09:25:02) util: request constructed
> (09:25:02) yahoo: Unable to retrieve server info. 0 bytes retrieved with
> error message: Error reading from vcs1.msg.yahoo.com: Connection interrupted
> by other software on your computer.
> (09:25:02) connection: Connection error on 04D82E30 (reason: 0 description:
> Unable to connect: The server returned an empty response.)
>
> To confuse matters a bit, I can get version 2.6.6 to connect through the
> proxy on the XP machines, but not the Windows 7 machine....
> colomb

You should try Pidgin 2.7.3, it contains some fixes that should
alleviate some issues for the proxy bound.

-D



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