Pidgin doesn't connect to MSN anymore

Ethan Blanton elb at
Mon Jan 5 07:44:11 EST 2009

Er Galvao Abbott spake unto us the following wisdom:
> Ethan Blanton wrote:
> > 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?
> >
> >
> >   
> I did that. gdb doesn't give me any information (I've stated that in my 
> original message).

You *didn't* do that, or it wouldn't have stopped on SIGPIPE.  Go read
the instructions again carefully, taking particular note of 'handle
SIGPIPE nostop'.


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determined to commit crimes.
		-- Cesare Beccaria, "On Crimes and Punishments", 1764
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