[ejabberd] remote-server-not-found, but DNS entry is there

Holger Weiß holger at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Sun Feb 4 11:42:25 MSK 2018


* Phil Stracchino <phils at caerllewys.net> [2018-02-02 10:40]:
> On 02/02/18 10:16, Marvin Gülker wrote:
> > Am 02. Februar 2018 um 17:57 Uhr +0300 schrieb Evgeniy Khramtsov:
> >> You are using 2 years old version. In newer version (18.01 for example)
> >> error reporting is improved drastically. It will report about DNS timeouts
> >> for sure (I wrote that code)
> 
> > 2 years isn't too much from a stable distro user's viewpoint,
> > though. But be affirmed, I won't go through Debian Stable's entire
> > lifetime and have my users wait for new features years and years. Once a
> > Debian release becomes stable, I usually upgrade within half a year or
> > so.
> 
> This has always been the drawback of Debian just as it has with RHEL:
> The software may be stable, but it's *old*.  One of the things I find
> advantageous with Gentoo ius that I can decide on a package by package
> basis whether to run the "stable" version or a newer-but-"unstable"
> release.  Right now, Gentoo's "stable" ejabberd version is 16.09, but I
> am running "unstable" 17.04 with no issues.

Debian currently offers ejabberd 18.01 in the 'stretch-backports'
repository¹, and the package is very well maintained, so I'm not sure
switching to Gentoo really buys admins much in this regard :-)

Holger

¹ https://packages.debian.org/stretch-backports/ejabberd


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