Bug 477952 - Setting startup status does not work
Setting startup status does not work
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pidgin (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Warren Togami
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-26 05:20 EST by ken cao
Modified: 2010-06-28 07:01 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Description ken cao 2008-12-26 05:20:08 EST
Description of problem:
the startup status has been set, but when restart pidgin, 
the configuration does not take effect. 
It seems that pidgin still uses the last status before 
last exit. 

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

How reproducible:
100% reproducible on my machine.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch Pidgin and log in an account.
2. Go to " Tools |Preferences " to bring up Preferences window.
3. Uncheck the checkbox in "Starts at Startup" section in 
the "Status/Idle" tab.
4. Set status  for statup
5. Quit and log in again

Actual results:
pidgin uses status from last exit.

Expected results:
pidgin uses status setting by the user, 
other than the status from last exit.

Additional info:
Comment 1 ken cao 2009-01-04 01:11:33 EST
the bug exists in pidgin-2.5.3-1-f10
Comment 2 Warren Togami 2009-03-24 11:19:37 EDT
What protocol are you using?  I think not all protocols support this.
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 06:30:46 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2010-04-27 08:38:20 EDT
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 07:01:43 EDT
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
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