Lost all empathy accounts after update this morning (F13)

Matthew Booth mbooth at redhat.com
Tue Jul 20 16:30:04 UTC 2010

On 20/07/10 17:22, Brian Pepple wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Matthew Booth<mbooth at redhat.com>  wrote:
>> When I booted my machine this morning and started Empathy everything was
>> fine. I did a rather big yum update this morning (including
>> updates-testing), and I had reason to reboot my machine this afternoon.
>> Empathy no longer has any of my accounts in it.
>> I can't see anything obvious in yum.log which might have caused this,
>> hence this email rather than a BZ or some negative karma. This is
>> obviously a serious problem which I'd like to see others avoid if it
>> hasn't already escaped updates-testing. The only suspects I had were
>> updates to telepathy-butterfly and telepathy-gabble, but they don't seem
>> to run any scripts. Don't see anything relating to gconf either...
> Yeah, neither tp-gabble or tp-butterfly should be causing this.
> tp-gabble's update only changed where tp-gabble looks for ssl
> certificated on Fedora, and tp-butterfly was only a bugfix release. I
> saw a bug report similar to this recently, but haven't been able to to
> reproduce this.


It seems empathy and everything related to it has lost the ability to 
execute programs.

Matthew Booth, RHCA, RHCSS
Red Hat Engineering, Virtualisation Team

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