On Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 11:57:11AM +0200, Divan Santana wrote:
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> Hi Guix,
> I'm glad openconnect and network-manager-openconnect are now in Guix!
> It would be nice to get it to work via network-manager, though I suppose
> it's not essential.
> Using openconnect directly works for me.
> $ sudo openconnect vpn.somewhere.com
> Trying to get it work via network-manager gives an error like so:
> $ sudo nmcli con up vpn-fnb --ask
> Error: openconnect failed: Could not find "openconnect" binary
> A password is required to connect to 'vpn-fnb'.
> Gateway (vpn.secrets.gateway):
> Even though my services configuration has this vpn-plugins set.
> (modify-services %desktop-services
> config => (network-manager-configuration
> (inherit config)
> (dns "dnsmasq")
> (vpn-plugins (list network-manager-openconnect))
> Anyone else seen this?
I suspect something like the attached patch would help (and expand the
closure of network-manager to always include openconnect).
To test, follow section “Building from Git” from the manual or Laura’s
video 04-packaging-part-one.webm from
but after the initial clone command, do
git apply the-attached.patch
Then after make, do
sudo -E ./pre-inst-env guix system reconfigure /etc/config.scm
(or whatever your configuration file is called). I cannot test right
now and have never used openconnect. It is quite possible I made a
From 8de7675a2dc2c1385d312e35136f8fa9eb4f9825 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Florian Pelz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 12:59:19 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] gnu: network-manager: Enable openconnect helper.
* gnu/packages/gnome.scm (network-manager): Add openconnect input.
Patch source to use it instead of searching /usr/bin.
gnu/packages/gnome.scm | 8 ++++++++
1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/gnu/packages/gnome.scm b/gnu/packages/gnome.scm
index efe5206e53..a6ea09d8f6 100644
@@ -5372,6 +5372,13 @@ users.")
(("src/devices/tests/test-lldp") " ")
(("src/tests/test-route-manager-linux") " "))
+ (add-after 'unpack 'patch-source
+ (lambda* (#:key inputs #:allow-other-keys)
+ (substitute* "clients/common/nm-vpn-helpers.c"
+ (string-append openconnect "\"/bin/openconnect\"")))
(add-after 'unpack 'delete-failing-tests
;; FIXME: These four tests fail for unknown reasons.
@@ -5434,6 +5441,7 @@ users.")
("newt" ,newt) ;for the 'nmtui' console interface
+ ("openconnect" ,openconnect)