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Re: Guix on Android, getaddrinfo, failure in name resolution

From: 白い熊
Subject: Re: Guix on Android, getaddrinfo, failure in name resolution
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:53:28 +0000


On January 15, 2019 5:24:30 PM UTC, Julien Lepiller <address@hidden> wrote:

>If you use ping from the system (android), it uses bionic, which guix
>doesn't use. You have to test with a tool that uses glibc.

Oh yes — obviously you are right! It didn't occur to me I'm using the android 
ping — busybox binary for testing… 
>> Is this possible? Can it be tested? I don't think you can nslookup or
>> whatever an https:// location right? What if guix can't access secure
>> sites? Is that possible?
>I don't think it's possible: nslookup doesn't care about the protocol
>that's going to be used, it only needs the domain part. Maybe you can
>try to check that you can actually access the name servers?

Access meaning how? I have and set as nameservers… 

>If that doesn't work, as a workaround, you can resolve the names that
>guix tries to reach, and put this in /etc/hosts:
>Whether it works or not will tell us more about where the issue could 

Yes! This is getting somewhere — now on the letsencrypt line it fails with: 
In procedure socket: Permission denied 

This reminds me of ping socket errors when elevated privileges have not been 
given to the ping binary. :@) 

It fails with the same error even as root though. Hmm… 

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