pidgin doesn't ask for direct connection when sending an embedded image

Bug #269959 reported by stefanlew on 2008-09-13
6
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Pidgin
New
Unknown
pidgin (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: pidgin

When I receive a message with an embedded image pidgin asks whether I accept a direct connection to the buddy.

But there is a little bug if I drag and drop an image onto a conversation and choose to send it as a message. No question about direct connection pops up and an error gets thrown.

I would have to first connect and then send the image. IMO there should simply be the same question as when receiving.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Sep 14 00:10:48 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/pidgin
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: pidgin 1:2.5.0-0ubuntu2~hardy1
PackageArchitecture: amd64
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=de_AT.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: pidgin
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-19-generic x86_64

stefanlew (stefan-lew) wrote :
Magnus S (magnuss) wrote :

Hi, thanks for the report. Is this still an issue in Hardy up-to-date? Have you tried Intrepid?

//magnus

Changed in pidgin:
status: New → Incomplete
Michael Rooney (mrooney) wrote :

Still an issue in Intrepid. You can drag it just fine, but when you send it, it just tells you need to be direct connected, instead of just doing it for you or prompting for it.

Changed in pidgin:
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
stefanlew (stefan-lew) wrote :

Still here in Jaunty with

pidgin 1:2.5.3-0ubuntu2

Michael Rooney (mrooney) wrote :

Okay, found the upstream report for this and linked it.

Changed in pidgin:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in pidgin:
status: Unknown → New
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