patch for clientLogin issue

Chris Garriss cgarriss at garriss.net
Fri Jan 15 08:48:54 EST 2010


I reverted to 2.6.4 - OTR would not work with GTalk, Yahoo or MSN in 2.6.5.
In attempting to make a Private Conversation connection it just "hung".  My
brother in Canada with 2.6.5 just received a series of error messages, he
also reverted to 2.6.4.  OTR works with no problem in that version.

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 10:37 PM, Paul Aurich <paul at darkrain42.org> wrote:

> On Jan 14, 2010, at 18:19, mcjathan wrote:
> >
> > I'm a user of Pigin (not a developer) and I installed the new, latest
> version 2.6.5.  I have the SSL box checked for my AIM account and now my AIM
> account won't work because of this clientLogin issue.  Some questions I hope
> someone can answer:
>
> The problems are not limited to 2.6.5, it is simply bad timing that it
> happened right when you updated.
>
> > 1) I use OTR.  Do I need to have the Pidgin AIM SSL box set to use OTR?
>
> No.
>
> > 2) How do I as a user, not a developer, apply the patch?
>
> You should not.  Just uncheck *either* "Use clientLogin" *or* "Use SSL" and
> your AIM/ICQ accounts will work properly.
>
> > 3) Should I revert back to 2.6.4?
>
> See the answer to 2)
>
> > Regards,  Jeff
>
> ~Paul
>
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