[OTR-users] Can't enable logging with 4.0.0
jacob at appelbaum.net
Thu Sep 6 00:24:55 EDT 2012
> On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 3:52 PM, Ian Goldberg <ian at cypherpunks.ca> wrote:
>> Indeed, the _intent_ of the change was:
>> * If you're using OTR for the first time, the "Don't log OTR
>> conversations" defaults to checked.
>> * In any event, when you start an OTR conversation, it will tell you
>> whether it's logging or not.
>> If that's not what it's doing, it's a bug.
> On a fresh, clean installation of Pidgin 2.10.6 and OTR 4.0.0 that is
> indeed what happens, and the "Don't log OTR conversations" checkbox in
> the OTR plugin configuration works appropriately.
Ok - that is good to hear.
> On my system (which had previously had OTR 3.2.1 installed, and that
> checkbox unchecked), the checkbox works as I described it
> earlier--resetting itself to checked always, with the OTR plugin
> ignoring the value of the checkbox.
That almost sounds like a pidgin bug rather than an OTR bug.
> I was able to get it to work: I first disabled the OTR plugin, then
> restarted Pidgin, then enabled the OTR plugin. Now the checkbox works
> as expected, and as in a fresh installation. So this seems to be
> something to do with upgraded installations only, not new ones.
That sounds like a work around until we find the root cause.
All the best,
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