Empathy/Pidgin? [Was: Re: rawhide report: 20080313 changes]

Rodd Clarkson rodd at clarkson.id.au
Sun Mar 16 09:41:26 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-03-16 at 04:05 +0100, Andrea Dell'Amico wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-03-15 at 15:58 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Sat, 2008-03-15 at 18:26 +0100, Andrea Dell'Amico wrote:
> > > Uhm. NetworkManager isn't crashing for me, and some applications
> > > (evolution, liferea, epiphany at least) reconnect immediately.
> > 
> > Ah, well there went that theory.  Although I wonder if it's still a race
> > when waking up, getting back on dbus to get information about
> > connections.
> I made another experiment, and maybe there's a race somewhere after all,
> at least for pidgin.
> One of my jabber connections is made over a vpn (openvpn, I don't think
> it matters). The vpn connection is started by the networkmanager
> dispatcher (don't know if now networkmanager is able to activate vpn
> connections automatically, and if can activate more than one at a time),
> after the start of a privoxy instance.
> I inverted the sequence to make openvpn start before privoxy. pidgin
> didn't crash at resume, but it didn't reconnect.
> Any idea on how to investigate further?

Just to throw a spanner in the works, I had pidgin survive three or four
suspend/resumes and even reconnect again (although I didn't send any
messages).  And then it crashed again on the next suspend/resume.

"It's a fine line between denial and faith.
 It's much better on my side"

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