symlinked ~/.config prevents accounts from being added in Online Accounts

Bug #1132001 reported by nnutter on 2013-02-23
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gnome-online-accounts (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Steps to reproduce:

1. mv ~/.config{,.d} && ln -s ~/.config{.d,}
2. Open Online Accounts in System Settings.
3. Try to add another Jabber account. Done button will be unresponsive as will pressing Enter.

I am going to try to work around my use case by using a bind mount but the motivation is that I would like to keep my data in an alternate location, e.g. Dropbox, and then symlink it into ~/.config.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: gnome-online-accounts 3.6.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-25.38-generic 3.5.7.4
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-25-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Feb 22 19:44:35 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-02-15 (7 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121017.5)
MarkForUpload: True
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm-256color
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gnome-online-accounts
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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