Re: [dev] [sic][patch] fixes and questions.

From: Wolf Tivy <>
Date: Sat, 09 Oct 2010 21:35:55 -0700

Ok, it works if I make the port 6667, which is also not in my /etc/services.
Should port just be 6667 instead of mucking around with symbolic port resolution?

----- Original Message -----
From: Wolf Tivy <>
Date: Saturday, October 9, 2010 9:27 pm
Subject: [dev] [sic][patch] fixes and questions.

> Hello!
> some fixes for sic attached. story below.
> sic was saying "error: cannot resolve hostname <insert any
> host>: Success" so I went to the source.
> The Success was because the code was written assuming the
> failure would set errno, but it didn't.
> I fixed it to print out the right error message, but make
> wouldn't recompile it; util.c wasn't a build
> dependency. I fixed the makefile, which was an awful experience,
> rebuilt, got the actual error
> which was "Servname not supported for ai_socktype". DuckDuckGo
> said that was because etc/services
> didn't have the port name thingy in it. The port was "ircd",
> which I could find no references to, so I changed
> it to irc, which was at least in /etc/services. sic now gets
> past that error, but spits out
> "error: cannot connect to host '%s'\n". The reason for that is
> over my head right now.
> So, is "ircd" something that should be in my /etc/services, or
> is it a typo? Is "irc" not the right port?
> Can someone who knows more help me figure out why it's still failing?
> Anyways, I attched the diff, not including the ircd->irc part,
> which I'm unsure of.
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