[Bug 458845] [NEW] Empathy doesn't use SRV from DNS
anders.jackson at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 07:41:21 UTC 2009
Public bug reported:
Binary package hint: empathy
I have a Jabber-server that have an domain name that differs from its XMPP-domain part.
So if I don't fill in the XMPP-servers name, Empathy will not connect to my Jabber-account. This renders Empathy more or less useless, as all other usefull Jabber-clients uses the SRV post in DNS to connect to the right Jabber-server if it exists.
This should be possible:
Jabber server name: server.example.com
Jabber account in the server: user at example.org
where there is a SRV record in DNS for example.org pointing to Jabber-server server.example.com
I have no problems connecting with Gajim (or Pidgin) without setting server name in scenarios like this.
You should look at Gajim for a good Jabber client. Especially for how to look up services on a Jabber-server.
Date: Fri Oct 23 09:26:45 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: empathy 126.96.36.199-1ubuntu6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic i686
** Affects: empathy (Ubuntu)
** Tags: apport-bug i386
Empathy doesn't use SRV from DNS
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