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massive data download with Facebook account

Postby mr_photomatic » Thu Feb 26, 2009 7:30 pm

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Macintosh 10.4.11
Lastest version of Adium
Dual G5

I just got informed for the huge amount of bandwidth transfer that my computer has been using up on the company's network. Turns out, after a little checking, that the Facebook account in Adium was doing extremely frequent and large amounts of data traffic checking, even while completely idle.

Is this an issue with having lots of contacts associated with one account? (30 or so)
Is the facebook add-on just data traffic heavy? Is there some way to throttle this?

Much thanks!

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Re: massive data download with Facebook account

Postby evands » Fri Feb 27, 2009 1:33 pm

There's apparently a bug in which the Facebook service plugin goes into a tight loop and downloads continuously. We're still looking for steps to reproduce or more information about what's going on.. a debug log of this happening (trac.adiumx.com/wiki/CurrentAdiumDebug) would be immensely helpful.
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Re: massive data download with Facebook account

Postby Robby » Wed Mar 18, 2009 2:08 pm

We have two tickets describing this problem:
- http://trac.adiumx.com/ticket/11791
- http://trac.adiumx.com/ticket/11718.

A debug log is still needed.

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Re: massive data download with Facebook account

Postby BigBrownChunx » Thu Mar 19, 2009 4:11 am

This is the bug: http://code.google.com/p/pidgin-faceboo ... ail?id=322
Not 100% sure why this is happening.... something to do with a conflict between browser and plugin. The weird thing is, is that the code has a 3 second delay before re-fetching the page which is using all the data, but libpurple seems to fetch it too quickly. If another dev feels like looking at the logs on the pidgin-facebookchat issue I wouldn't complain :)

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Re: massive data download with Facebook account

Postby adiumuser » Mon Apr 13, 2009 4:31 pm

Hi, our company has asked Adium users to stop using the facebook account, as well. Our tech said it uses about 10meg every minute in bandwidth per user.

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Re: massive data download with Facebook account

Postby zac » Mon Apr 13, 2009 4:43 pm

The next version of the plugin we use - as linked above - looks like it is going to fix the issue. The next version of Adium will have the fix.

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Re: massive data download with Facebook account

Postby adiumuser » Wed May 20, 2009 4:35 pm

zac wrote:The next version of the plugin we use - as linked above - looks like it is going to fix the issue. The next version of Adium will have the fix.
That's great news, I'll let our admins know.

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Re: massive data download with Facebook account

Postby zac » Wed May 20, 2009 9:49 pm

Doubly so, 1.3.4 includes this fix, and is out in stable form now.


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