Unable to remove buddies (delete permanently from buddy list)

Eion Robb eion at robbmob.com
Tue Jan 9 13:33:10 EST 2018

Hi there,

You might want to post an issue on the telegram-purple github page about
it, I don't believe any of their devs watch the support@ mailing list.


On 10/01/2018 06:45, "Cedric Bhihe" <cedric.bhihe at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello:
> I run pidgin 2.12.0 on Archlinux with the Telegram purple plugin.
> Everything works chat wise except for a very annoying snag: I can't
> seem to be able to remove buddies permanently. This happens in
> one of two ways:
> 1) normal buddy with a usual chat stream
> As I remove it, the buddy disappears from the list of buddies only until I
> restart pidgin.
> Then it's back.
> 2) secret chat stream
> In that case the buddy name start with "!".  If I try to remove it
> permanently,
> it asks for confirmation. If I click yes, Pidgin quits. Restarting Pidgin
> is as if
> I had not performed any action. The list is back with all unwanted buddy
> names in it.
> How can I get rid of unwanted buddies in my buddy list permanently in
> cases 1 and 2 ?
> Is this even a question for Pidgin ? Or should I direct it toward Telegram
> ?
> (In telegram proper I never had that trouble.)
> Cheers.
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