Pidgin and Yahoo! login

Martin Soto soto at
Thu Jun 25 11:11:42 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-06-24 at 12:08 -0400, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> On Wednesday 24 June 2009 11:54:27 am Adrian Perez wrote:
> > There's any chance or prospect to integrating the new Yahoo! protocol
> > support present in new upstream Pidgin 2.5.7 into jaunty-updates or
> > maybe jaunty-proposed-updates? We are all experiencing login problems
> > with Yahoo! as you people may know.
> New protocol? I thought it was just a different IP address, based on discussion 
> in the bug report.

Indeed, you can currently work around the problem by connecting to a
server that still supports the older protocol. Yahoo! could deactivate
this alternative server at any time, though.

M. S.

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