Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 215704
Gaim : Yahoo account adding Buddy failed
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:37 EST
Description of problem:
Log into Yahoo accounts 'fedoraforce' and 'qe_bj' at two test machines. Click
'Buddies'->'Add Buddy...' to add buddy each other. Both accounts don't receive
deny/accept messages. Show another account 'Not on server list'. In fact they
are all avaliable.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Created attachment 141243 [details]
also appears using gaim-2.0.0-0.17.beta4.fc6 However, sending/receiving messages
works, only the status is displayed wrong. Might be a change in Yahoo protocol
(Upstream, any idea about this issue?)
Tim was looking at supporting the msn<->yahoo integration, I think that caused this.
MSN<->Yahoo integration!? Wow.
Gaim beta4 tries to support a newer yahoo protocol, we believe this is the cause
of these problems. beta5 reverted to the older protocol version. This is the
patch if you want to backport it to beta4:
I added this patch to FC7. I want to have more fixes before pushing this to FC6
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release. Product Management has requested further
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Verified the bug has been fixed in gaim-2.0.0-0.28.beta5.el5 on
RHEL5-Client-20061226.nightly. The Buddy in one Yahoo account can be added to
another Yahoo account successfully.
Resolve the bug now. Pls feel free to reopen this bug report if the solution
does not work for you.