[Gajim-devel] gajim in nslookup absense

Yann Leboulanger asterix at lagaule.org
Sun Apr 6 19:05:43 CEST 2014

On 04/06/2014 06:16 PM, Ruslan Makhmatkhanov wrote:
> Hello,
> gajim relies on nslookup to resolve SRV records of jabber server, so it
> fails to operate when nslookup just isn't there. It's a case for any
> FreeBSD >= 10.0, where all bind/named suite, including nslookup, was
> removed from base system and replaced with unbound. Right now we patched
> it to use host(1) to make it work on FreeBSD 10.0 and later. Please see
> the patch from walker_643:
> http://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/net-im/gajim/files/extra-patch-src-common_resolver.py?view=markup&pathrev=345147
> Can gajim source tree utilize host(1) as a fallback (or generally switch
> to it, because host(1) is there on any unix/linux system)?

host doesn't exist under "the other OS".
So the best solution would be to use host under linux and nslookup under
Here is a patch to do that. what do you think about that?

> PS. Unrelated question: what should I do to register in gajim's trac? I
> see login form, but no register form. So writing this to mailing list
> instead.

Unfortunatly because of spammers, I disabled account registration :/

I try to re-enable it ...


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