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iJournal login/connection problem?

For the past month or so, after iJournal is open for a while, it appears to lose its connection to LJ (at least that’s what I’m guessing). It’ll hang on “checking for new friends’ posts...” until I quit the program. If I re-login without quitting, I get a login error; I can’t remember the exact error since I automatically quit each time the problem arises, but I can if necessary. Also, while it hangs on “checking”, I get a posting error. (Again, can’t recall the specific error for the same reason.)

Any idea why this is happening? Thanks for the help!

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shatterstripes
Aug. 12th, 2003 10:27 am (UTC)
I've noticed something similar happens now and then. It seems like it might be related to putting the machine to sleep when iJ happens to be in the middle of a friends page check; this certainly happens a lot less since I decided to make it stop checking (preferences, 'options' tab, the popup down at the bottom). It also occasionally happens during what I believe are the peak usage hours for LJ, when the servers are swamped and sluggish.

I suspect iJ's talking-to-LJ code may need some timeouts inserted in it, though I haven't looked at that part of the source at all.
gregoire77
Aug. 12th, 2003 01:12 pm (UTC)
Possibly, but I don't put my computer to sleep. Instead, I use the screen saver when I'm not around it.

It may be an issue with peak usage hours, but that would imply that eventually, it would get a response from LJ as soon as usage decreases; however, it doesn't.
wooble
Aug. 12th, 2003 12:26 pm (UTC)
I'd recommend upgrading from version 1.49 to 1.51 (I think that was the latest release; I'm using 1.52 from CVS); I'm not sure if that issue has been completely fixed but the newer version does seem to be a bit more stable.
gregoire77
Aug. 12th, 2003 01:13 pm (UTC)
I am using 1.52, and I'm still getting this problem.
deusexbestia
Aug. 25th, 2003 12:08 am (UTC)
I've noticed that under the 10.3 seed it crashes while trying to get music from iTunes.
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