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Re: Are the builders okay?



On Wed, 2007-07-25 at 14:38 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jul 2007 20:30:21 +0200
> Tomas Mraz <tmraz redhat com> wrote:
> 
> > They do network communication and perhaps they even are trying to do
> > some dns lookups if /etc/hosts is not set up properly to resolve the
> > machine's hostname. But they should communicate only on the machine
> > itself. Being a no-no means that we shouldn't be running them? They
> > are very useful for for example finding bugs in compiler.
> 
> /etc/hosts has an entry for localhost, but it seems your test is trying
> to hit what is in /etc/resolv.conf which is a bogus IP.  Perhaps your
> test is getting a hostname of the builder and trying to look that up?
Yes, it doesn't connect over localhost but over the machine hostname.
Either in the buildroots the hostname should be set to localhost or
the /etc/hosts in the buildroot should have an entry for the machine's
hostname as 127.0.0.1.
-- 
Tomas Mraz
No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
                                              Turkish proverb


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