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Re: Routing Guix services traffic trough Tor

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Routing Guix services traffic trough Tor
Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 23:04:22 +0200
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Hey Brice, I think you forgot to type your reply below.  :-)


Brice Waegeneire <address@hidden> skribis:

> On 2020-05-17 22:33, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> Hi Brice,
>> Brice Waegeneire <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> Today I played a bit with Tor and Guix, trying to fetch substitutes
>>> trough
>>> the Tor network as blaze_cornbread asked on IRC[0] how to do this.  I
>>> managed to get it working but in the end I don't think we should
>>> encourage
>>> people doing it this way, that's why I haven't submitted a patch to
>>> the
>>> cookbook for it.  Currently the only supported way to proxy traffic
>>> for
>>> 'guix-daemon' is by setting a HTTP proxy[1] the drawback is that DNS
>>> query
>>> will still be in clear and wont go trough the proxy in contrast to a
>>> SOCKS5
>>> proxy where the query will happen on the other side of the proxy.
>> I don’t think that’s the case: when an HTTP proxy is in use, clients
>> make a CONNECT or GET HTTP request to the proxy, which resolves the
>> host
>> name on their behalf.  That’s why you can pass
>> ‘--substitute-urls=http://bp7o7ckwlewr4slm.onion’ and it Just Works.
>> So I think you message could make a great section in the cookbook.  :-)
>> Thanks,
>> Ludo’.

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