application hangs with 2.7

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Fri Jun 25 11:27:29 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 10:55, Chuck Braden <jcbraden at> wrote:
> The VBS, bat and a shortcut for the executable are all in the mydocuments directory for ID xyzid
> C:\Documents and Settings\xyzid\My Documents>ECHO ---------------------------
> ----------------------   1>"\.purple\debuglogs\Fri006-25-2010_09.22.38.65.log"
> C:\Documents and Settings\xyzid\My Documents>ECHO Pidgin Debug Log For Fri 06
> /25/2010  9:22:38.65                 1>>"\.purple\debuglogs\Fri006-25-2010_09.22
> .38.65.log"
> C:\Documents and Settings\xyzid\My Documents>ECHO ---------------------------
> ----------------------  1>>"\.purple\debuglogs\Fri006-25-2010_09.22.38.65.log"
> C:\Documents and Settings\xyzid\My Documents>"\\pidgin.exe" -d  2>&1 1>>"\.pu
> rple\debuglogs\Fri006-25-2010_09.22.38.65.log"
> The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.

That's odd; parts of the batch file (finding the Pidgin installation
directory and the configuration directory) are certainly not working
the way that they should be.

Which version of Windows are you using?

I've updated the pidgin.bat text at
 - hopefully that should work better for you now.


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