Bug 108093 - ICQ requires patch to prevent crashing
ICQ requires patch to prevent crashing
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gaim (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Blizzard
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Blocks: CambridgeTarget
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Reported: 2003-10-27 12:02 EST by Ed Marshall
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-02 16:53:36 EST
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Description Ed Marshall 2003-10-27 12:02:50 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007
Firebird/0.7

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
I posted:

http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?thread_id=958196&forum_id=665

A patch for the crash is here:

http://gaim.sf.net/oscar-icq-utf8-hack.diff

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gaim-0.71-2

How reproducible:
Always

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. ;-)

Additional info:

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.
Comment 1 Christopher Blizzard 2003-12-02 16:53:36 EST
gaim 0.74-5 is in the pipe which includes this fix.

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