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From: Brice Waegeneire <>
To: "André Batista" <>
	Guix-devel <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] doc: cookbook: Update entry about getting substitutes through Tor.
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 11:37:32 +0000
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200618140611.GA2613@andel>

Hello André,

On 2020-06-18 14:06, André Batista wrote:


> qua 17 jun 2020 às 08:37:59 (1592393879), enviou:
>> I would like to keep the warnings at the beginning of the section
>> to be sure that readers don't miss it when skimming trough it.
>> Any rewording of that part to make the scope of the section or
>> the warnings more clear is welcome.
> It follows attached a new version of the previous patch which
> changes the comment to the warning quote. I had previously thought
> that it would be worse to inflate the warning with this comment even
> more so as the section's title already mentions it's related to
> substitutes.

I tought I already had applied your patch, but I forgot to do it.
It's now applied as f8945734a5abff69644284231cc47fb67456657b, sorry
for the delay.


>> On a wider front I would prefer to have a foolproof configuration
>> that route *all* guix related traffic through Tor, instead of that
>> half-way setup.  Providing a way to 'torify' any service with
>> something like 'make-forkexec-constructor/trosocks', as
>> 'make-forkexec-constructor/container' does for containerizing a
>> service, would be great[0].  A less engaged option would be to
>> make 'guix-daemon' compatible with 'torsocks' since doing it so
>> makes guix unusable[1].
> I too would prefer it, but a half-way setup is what we have for now.
> So a three-quarters-way would be an improvement though not the fix
> we're in need. I'll dig deeper and will come back to you if I make
> any progress.

I would love to know when you manage to advance on that front.

Have a good day,
- Brice

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Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-12 17:22 Routing Guix services traffic trough Tor Brice Waegeneire
2020-05-17 22:33 ` Ludovic Courtès
2020-05-18 20:32   ` Brice Waegeneire
2020-05-24 21:04     ` Ludovic Courtès
2020-06-03 19:12   ` [PATCH] doc: cookbook: Add entry about getting substitutes through Tor Brice Waegeneire
2020-06-04 12:29     ` [bug#41694] " Ludovic Courtès
2020-06-04 12:54       ` Brice Waegeneire
2020-06-17  2:19         ` André Batista
2020-06-17  8:37           ` Brice Waegeneire
2020-06-18 14:06             ` [PATCH] doc: cookbook: Update " André Batista
2020-06-28 11:37               ` Brice Waegeneire [this message]
2020-07-03 20:30                 ` André Batista

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