Pidgin doesn't connect to MSN anymore

Ethan Blanton elb at
Mon Jan 5 02:17:52 EST 2009

Er Galvao Abbott spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I was trying to get a backtrace in Pidgin to post in my bug report 
> <>, but now pidgin just doesn't 
> connect to MSN anymore. I receive just a "Connection error from 
> Notification server: Reading error" message and if I try to backtrace 
> that gdb gives me nothing but a "Program received signal SIGPIPE, Broken 
> pipe." (if I type "bt full" or "backtrace full" I get nothing).
> Any ideas?


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