Connection Problems

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Tue Feb 17 00:40:09 EST 2009

2009/2/17 Nick Hebner <hebnern at>:
> Hi,
> I have been working on a new libpurple client derived from nullclient. I am
> having trouble reliably connecting to AIM with it however. I am enabling the
> account and setting a status to initiate the connection. The log messages
> indicate that it has sent the username and is waiting for a response, but it
> almost never moves past this state. I have gotten it to connect and download
> the buddy list twice, but only after many failed attempts, and as far as I
> can tell, I did not do anything different. I am really not sure how to go
> about debugging this issue, so if anyone has any pointers, I would
> appreciate it. Attached is the debug log output.

Is this on Windows?

If so, you'll need to use the giochannel implementation that Pidgin
uses (see pidgin/gtkeventloop.c)


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