Pidgin crashes when adding buddy

Phil Speck (pspeck) pspeck at
Tue Oct 20 15:55:38 EDT 2009

That did it.  



-----Original Message-----
From: daniel.atallah at [mailto:daniel.atallah at] On Behalf Of Daniel Atallah
Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 11:27 AM
To: Phil Speck (pspeck)
Cc: support at
Subject: Re: Pidgin crashes when adding buddy

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 10:36, Phil Speck (pspeck) <pspeck at> wrote:
> Add a buddy, receive the message "Pidgin has encountered a problem and
> needs to close.  We are sorry for the inconvenience."  Nothing related
> appears in the Pidgin debug window.
> Adding buddy to Jabber based service via XMPP.  Already have other
> buddies on using this account which work fine.  Running Pidgin 2.6.2 on
> Windows XP Pro.

I think you'll find that this is fixed in 2.6.3


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