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Bug 55086 - gaim yahoo login problems
Summary: gaim yahoo login problems
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] GNOME (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gaim Bugs Crew
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-06-24 14:56 UTC by Adam R
Modified: 2004-06-25 10:52 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Adam R 2004-06-24 14:56:30 UTC
I cannot sign into Yahoo, every single time I try to sign on, i get an "Incorrect Password" error.  I have verified my account information in ~/.gaim/accounts.xml

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
ran gaim -d
tried to sign on.
Actual Results:  
autorecon: done calling gaim_account_connect
dns: Host '' resolved
proxy: Connecting to with no proxy
proxy: Connect would have blocked.
proxy: Connected.
yahoo: 96 bytes to read, rxlen is 116
yahoo: Yahoo Service: 0x57 Status: 1
yahoo: Key: 1   Value: starblazr
yahoo: Key: 94          Value:
yahoo: Key: 13          Value: 1
yahoo: 36 bytes to read, rxlen is 56
yahoo: Yahoo Service: 0x54 Status: -1
yahoo: Key: 1   Value: starblazr
yahoo: Key: 66          Value: 13
yahoo: Key: 0   Value: starblazr
account: Disconnecting account 0x81759f0
connection: Disconnecting connection 0x8320450

Portage 2.0.50-r8 (default-x86-2004.0, gcc-3.3.3, glibc-,
System uname: 2.4.25-gentoo-r2 i686 Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.60GHz
Gentoo Base System version 1.4.16
distcc 2.13 i686-pc-linux-gnu (protocols 1 and 2) (default port 3632)
[disabled]Autoconf: sys-devel/autoconf-2.59-r3
Automake: sys-devel/automake-1.8.3
CFLAGS="-O3 -march=pentium4 -fomit-frame-pointer"
CONFIG_PROTECT="/etc /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb /usr/kde/2/share/config
/usr/kde/3.2/share/config /usr/kde/3/share/config /usr/lib/mozilla/defaults/pref
/usr/share/config /var/qmail/control"
CONFIG_PROTECT_MASK="/etc/gconf /etc/terminfo /etc/env.d"
CXXFLAGS="-O3 -march=pentium4 -fomit-frame-pointer"
FEATURES="autoaddcvs ccache sandbox"
USE="X acpi alsa apache2 apm arts avi berkdb crypt cups directfb emacs encode
esd ethereal foomaticdb gdbm gif gnome gpm gtk gtk2 ieee1394 imlib ipv6 jpeg kde
ldap libg++ libwww mad mikmod motif mozilla mpeg mysql ncurses nls offensive
oggvorbis opengl oss pam pcmcia pdflib perl png python qt quicktime readline
samba sdl slang snmp spell sse ssl svga tcpd truetype video_cards_radeon x86
xml2 xmms xv zlib"
Comment 1 CJ Kucera 2004-06-24 19:12:51 UTC
This is a known issue with gaim < 0.79, btw.  0.79 was just released tonight which fixes the problem.  It's just more protocol changes from Y!, and everyone has to play catch-up with that.  I'm checking to see if the 0.78-r3 ebuild can be used as-is for 0.79...
Comment 2 Adam R 2004-06-24 19:27:17 UTC
I put the R3 on my laptop, and it does not fix it.
Comment 3 Don Seiler (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-06-25 06:56:38 UTC
Should be fixed in 0.79.

FYI this yahoo problem was well reported on the net, and really doesn't need to be reported here.  Especially since it was already reported upstream.
Comment 4 Adam R 2004-06-25 10:47:13 UTC
it was reported here for the simple fact that everywhere during the emerge it cries to not report it to gaim devels, and there was no "offical" bug opened here.
Comment 5 Don Seiler (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-06-25 10:52:45 UTC
Then it's my mistake for assuming people would check for existing bugs upstream as well.  You do realize that there are other distros that also have users that also report bugs as well?

The simple fact is that Gentoo users should report bugs here first because more than likely they are Gentoo bugs due to insane CFLAGS or other problems that are really no fault of Gaim or whatever software you are using.  This applies to all applications in Gentoo, not just Gaim, as well as all distros, not just Gentoo.  However one should always make sure that the bug isn't already reported upstream to save himself the effort of a duplicate bug report at the distro level.