Can't connect to yahoo after maverick upgrade

Bug #655844 reported by Exquisite Dead Guy on 2010-10-06
This bug affects 1 person
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pidgin (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: pidgin

Running Pidgin 2.7.3 on Maverick RC. Connects to all services OK except Yahoo. It just hangs on Connecting.... Worked perfectly before the upgrade.

Debug log shows as follows:

(12:49:24) account: Connecting to account <my account>.
(12:49:24) connection: Connecting. gc = 0x30877a0
(12:49:24) util: requesting to fetch a URL
(12:49:24) dns: DNS query for '' queued
(12:49:24) dns: Wait for DNS child 6590 failed: No child processes
(12:49:24) dns: Created new DNS child 6601, there are now 1 children.
(12:49:24) dns: Successfully sent DNS request to child 6601
(12:49:24) dns: Got response for ''
(12:49:24) dnsquery: IP resolved for
(12:49:24) proxy: Attempting connection to
(12:49:24) proxy: Connecting to with no proxy
(12:49:24) proxy: Connection in progress
(12:49:24) proxy: Connecting to
(12:49:24) proxy: Connected to
(12:49:24) util: request constructed
(12:49:29) util: Writing file accounts.xml to directory /home/ben/.purple
(12:49:29) util: Writing file /home/ben/.purple/accounts.xml
dns[6601]: nobody needs me... =(

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: pidgin 1:2.7.3-1ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Oct 6 12:53:00 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/pidgin
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
SourcePackage: pidgin

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