patch for clientLogin issue

Paul Aurich paul at
Thu Jan 14 22:37:59 EST 2010

On Jan 14, 2010, at 18:19, mcjathan wrote:
> I'm a user of Pigin (not a developer) and I installed the new, latest version 2.6.5.  I have the SSL box checked for my AIM account and now my AIM account won't work because of this clientLogin issue.  Some questions I hope someone can answer:

The problems are not limited to 2.6.5, it is simply bad timing that it happened right when you updated.

> 1) I use OTR.  Do I need to have the Pidgin AIM SSL box set to use OTR?


> 2) How do I as a user, not a developer, apply the patch?

You should not.  Just uncheck *either* "Use clientLogin" *or* "Use SSL" and your AIM/ICQ accounts will work properly.

> 3) Should I revert back to 2.6.4?

See the answer to 2)

> Regards,  Jeff


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