libpurple crashing since 18 months

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Wed Mar 25 12:39:34 EDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 11:55 AM, Thorsten <sendmail at> wrote:
>> Sorry, but this just sounds like you're trying to be confrontational.
> Yes: I am really disappointed about the poor quality of the code. And I am
> frustrated that problems are not being fixed.

Once again, you're making a broad-sweeping statement without any real
helpful examples or constructive input.

>> If you have specific examples of bugs in the code; create a patch.
> The whole code - at least of the MSN protocol - needs to be overworked line
> by line. Obviously the person(s) which wrote the code are not much
> experienced with coding.

This is not helpful; specific examples of issues and patches are.

>> When you say "Multithreaded", it causes alarm bells to go off.
>> Are you accessing a libpurple instance from several threads?
> No. I wrote a separate HTTP server to get away from libpurple. That's all I
> wanted to say with this.

Ok, just wanted to be sure.

>> Which specific tickets are you referring to?
> #7621

This is an actual example of a specific problem (finally).


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