[techtalk] everybuddy/icq trouble

Laurel Fan lf25+ at andrew.cmu.edu
Mon Mar 6 15:10:45 EST 2000

Excerpts from linuxchix: 6-Mar-100 Re: [techtalk] everybuddy/i.. by
Lighthouse t. D. Sun at one 
> Well, I can't tell if this is working.  It appears not to be.  All it does
> is freeze my mouse and sit there blankly.  It's asking specifically for
> icq99 idx files, and I have an older version.  COuld this be causing the
> trouble?  Should I maybe just cp the file to my ~ and get it from there?
> (i'm thinking it might be an owner/read/write issue, if it'snot a
> versioning issue.)

It probably is the version.  The importer was written for 99a, and IIRC
there were problems with 99b as well.  ICQ apparently likes changing
their file formats.

Does ICQ convert stuff for you when it upgrades?  If so, you could try
upgrading ICQ first, and then importing it...

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