Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 108093
ICQ requires patch to prevent crashing
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:32 EST
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Description of problem:
When connecting to an ICQ account with Gaim, the entire client will crash. Known
problem, the thread for the discussion is here, along with a full traceback that
A patch for the crash is here:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Gaim.
2. Log into an ICQ account.
3. Boom. ;-)
Actual Results: Segfault.
Expected Results: Lots of spam from people I don't know on ICQ. ;-)
Acknowledged and fixed in Gaim CVS. It'd REALLY be nice to get this in before FC
pushes a release out, since Gaim is useless for ICQ users without this patch.
I've tested this as an additional patch against Fedora's 0.72-2, and it works
like a champ.
gaim 0.74-5 is in the pipe which includes this fix.