pidgin 2.6.2 problem

Mark Doliner mark at
Sun Sep 6 17:57:00 EDT 2009

On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 1:39 PM, Тарас<olbio at> wrote:
> Hello!
> When I upgraded Pidgin from 2.6.0 to 2.6.1 my Pidgin at start show to me
> error message: "Unable to Add
> Unable to add the buddy (null) because the username is invalid.  Usernames
> must be a valid email address, or start with a letter and contain only
> letters, numbers and spaces, or contain only numbers." 18-20 times.
> When I use 2.6.0 I haven't such problem.
> Ubuntu Jaunty, kernel 2.6.8-15

That's weird, it sounds like something is calling prpl->add_buddy()
with a PurpleBuddy where name is NULL.  I don't know when/why that
would happen, but I'm hoping this will ring a bell with someone else.


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