[Icecast] EROR: no DNS

Michael Smith mlrsmith at gmail.com
Sat Jan 22 19:49:56 PST 2005


On 23 Jan 2005 03:33:37 +0000, Karl Heyes <karl at xiph.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-01-23 at 03:22, Zenon Panoussis wrote:
> > Michael Smith wrote:
> >
> > > As you've found out, you do need a lot of stuff on modern systems (you
> > > didn't say what OS you were using, though) to get a working resolver.
> >
> > Grumpf. Linking is a fine thing for space economy, but for chroot
> > I wish everything was static and monolithic and self-contained.
> 
> if you have the build environment and the source tree then a make static
> should work
> 
> karl.
> 

Except "make static" will helpfully build you a statically linked
icecast which still dynamically loads modules for the name service
(via nsswitch.conf, as you noted).

Yes, that's right: on a modern linux system (as far as I know), there
is no way to build a fully statically linked application which can do
hostname lookups. This can be rather a pain...

Mike


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