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Re: virtual network interfaces in container

From: Giovanni Biscuolo
Subject: Re: virtual network interfaces in container
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:01:06 +0100

Hello Chris,

Christopher Baines <address@hidden> writes:


> So, a while back, I did send a patch to at least allow sharing the hosts
> network, just like the --network flag to guix environment.

this would be a nice feature!
we still couldn't have isolated network interfaces per container but
it's a very useful feature

having declaratively managed "guix system container"s [1] is great but
they are not so useful without networking, or am I missing some
important use case here?

> The patch is here [1], unfortunately, it's been a while since I looked
> at it. I should really try and neaten it up and get it merged in, but
> it's there if that's useful to you.
> 1:

I've looked at it but AFAIU your patch is still to be

sorry but I'm still not able to test and adapt it to Guix, I cannot help



[1] although I still miss the possibility to nest a container/VM
<operating-system> declaration in the host configuration.scm... but we
can work it out

Giovanni Biscuolo

Xelera IT Infrastructures

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