How do Pidgin resolve incoming messages?

Gary Kramlich grim at
Fri Jul 29 07:19:07 EDT 2022

With logging turned off, messages will only reach your hard drive if
they managed to get swapped from memory to disk.

On Mon, Jul 18, 2022 at 10:35 AM yhujeehlok <yhujeehlok at> wrote:
> Hello I use XMPP and have logs disabled.
> I want to be sure incoming messages leave no trace on my hard drive. Are incoming messages temporary saved on my disk and can be recovered with forensic tools or are they stored in the RAM until the chat window is closed? How does this work.
> I use OTR and sometimes OMEMO. The messages decrypt on my device and leave traces on my disk even with logs disabled?
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