Bug 453691 - icq patch
icq patch
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pidgin (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Warren Togami
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-01 21:51 EDT by Rahul Sundaram
Modified: 2013-03-13 01:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-07-04 09:34:39 EDT
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Description Rahul Sundaram 2008-07-01 21:51:05 EDT
Description of problem:

Pidgin doesn't work with ICQ very well now and upstream has recommended that
users apply the patch at 

http://www.pidgin.im/pidgin-2.4.2-icq6.patch as seen in the frontpage of

Can you folks apply the patch till upstream does a new release? There has been a
few users asking in the forums about this problem already.
Comment 1 Konstantin Svist 2008-07-02 01:36:05 EDT
pidgin.im isn't very accessible right now, it might help if you attach a copy of
the patch here
Comment 2 Rahul Sundaram 2008-07-02 01:42:45 EDT
Newer versions of pidgin are being built. Just wait for a while and you would be
able to get a updated package. 
Comment 3 Christian Krause 2008-07-02 03:46:48 EDT
I've tested the new pidgin version for F8 from:
and ICQ works again.

It would be great if the new packages for F8 and F9 could be pushed to updates
soon... ;-) Thanks in advance!
Comment 4 Marcela Mašláňová 2008-07-04 09:15:46 EDT
Could someone create an update for 'normal' users, who don't know anything about
koji? Thanks.
Comment 5 Marcela Mašláňová 2008-07-04 09:16:27 EDT
Ooops sorry, it looks fixed with pidgin-2.4.3-1.fc9 update.

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