erc-connect: Temporary failure in name resolution

Bug #2941 reported by Zak B. Elep on 2005-10-07
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
erc (Ubuntu)
Medium
MOTU

Bug Description

I have Emacs running before I established my internet connection. After connecting, I was trying to chat at FreeNode via ERC, when the M-x erc-select (after receiving the interactive arguments) failed because of "Temporary failure in name resolution". Setting debug-on-error to t I found that the function terminates at the call to open-network-stream, and it seems that this function (which I think is part of Emacs) is not informed of the new /etc/resolv.conf settings set after establishing the network.

My workaround for this was to simply restart Emacs.

Changed in erc:
assignee: nobody → motu
Zak B. Elep (zakame) wrote :

It seems that this bug is now fixed in Breezy. I no longer need to restart Emacs for ERC to work.

Zak B. Elep (zakame) on 2005-10-24
Changed in erc:
status: New → Fixed
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