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bug#33151: 'guix substitute' returns a 504 error without trying to use o
bug#33151: 'guix substitute' returns a 504 error without trying to use other servers
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 16:08:19 +0100
mu4e 1.0; emacs 26.1
Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
> I think my first thought was that the problem (narinfo available but
> corresponding nar missing) was mostly due to our peculiar nginx setup on
> mirror.hydra.gnu.org: this cannot happen under normal circumstances
> because ‘guix publish’ really honors the expiry it sets on narinfos.
> That said, we could fix ‘process-substitution’ in (guix scripts
> substitute) to try other nar URLs (if any) upon failure.
> IMO such a fix is not “high-priority” for the reason I gave above, but
> OTOH it can be helpful to better cope with the sad reality of situations
> like the one we’re in.
I agree that fixing 'process-substitution' would be nice even though
it's not a high priority issue.
> Thanks for the heads-up, and sorry for hitting the “close” button too
No problem ;) I also removed the "fixed" tag.