Bug 804626 - cannot set server name when setting up a Sametime account through Empathy
cannot set server name when setting up a Sametime account through Empathy
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: telepathy-haze (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Brian Pepple
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-03-19 09:15 EDT by Joel
Modified: 2015-02-18 08:42 EST (History)
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Description Joel 2012-03-19 09:15:53 EDT
Description of problem:
When trying to set up an account through Empathy of type Sametime, there is not mechanism for setting the server to connect to.

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How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Launch Empathy and go to Edit -> Accounts and try to add a Sametime account.
2.The only information it asks for is 'Account:'.  Put anything in the account field.
3.Log in to create the account entry, it will obviously fail.  Now view the "connection parameters".
Actual results:
Under the Advanced section you will only see fields for Passowrd, Force Login and Fake Client Id.  There is nowhere to set the server name to connect to.

Expected results:
The ability to set the server name.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Brian Pepple 2012-03-19 20:20:15 EDT
Bug already reported upstream. Reassigning to correct component.
Comment 2 Simone Caronni 2013-03-14 09:58:03 EDT

any news on this? I have the same problem, running Fedora 18 here.


Comment 3 Simone Caronni 2013-06-20 07:41:27 EDT
Same problem on Fedora 19, updated bug.
Comment 4 Simone Caronni 2013-06-26 05:50:00 EDT
Some "little" progress has been made towards this, referencing FreeDesktop bug.
Comment 5 Joel 2013-06-26 14:25:46 EDT
If there's anything you want me to try out, let me know.  I'm one of those lucky few people who can test against a real Sametime server :)
Comment 6 Simone Caronni 2013-06-26 16:37:41 EDT
This patch [1] allows me to have the "server" field back in the "Edit connection settings" dialog. I can now enter account and server separately and login back again.

I've also prepared an f19 x86_64 rpm binary [2] with the patch applied for those willing to test it.

So everything is working properly except the fact that the "new account" dialog is missing the server field. According to the freedesktop bug that is a new feature in Empathy.

[1] http://slaanesh.fedorapeople.org/sametime/004-fix_sametime_accounts.patch
[2] http://slaanesh.fedorapeople.org/sametime/
Comment 7 Simone Caronni 2013-07-23 12:05:27 EDT
Hello, any news?
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