Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 475772
crash on ICQ buddy list request
Last modified: 2009-11-19 05:58:26 EST
Created attachment 326497 [details]
relevant part of my .xsession-errors
Description of problem:
empathy crashes on me when I receivean ICQ request to add to my buddy list
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. be online with an ICQ account, empathy minimised
2. receive a request from someone wanting to be on your buddy list
3. click the notification aread icon
4. request pops up shortly
empathy does not crash
I got 3 crashing requests in the last week or so, could very well be spammers, but empathy should not crash
Confirmed, crashing with Yahoo buddy request as well. I clicked on the "Decide later" button and Empathy crashed. Same D-Bus dbus_connection_get_data() issue as in the initial report. Seems the recent D-Bus update is the culprit. I have just built the RPM from 2.25.3 sources and that also crashes with the same symptoms. Looks like no bug has been reported upstream.
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note: I have moved all my instant messaging into BitlBee (not because of this bug but because it makes my life easier). As such I do not plan re-test this bug under F12 unless explicitly asked (current plan is to upgrade my F11 boxes to F12 on the w-e).
Rajeesh; if you still use Empathy and are also going to upgrade to F12, could you please provide feedback on how this behaves under F12?
Works perfectly well, so closing the bug.