Re: Moving to *Avahi* over howl

On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 17:12 +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Fri, 16.09.05 11:47, Davyd Madeley (davyd madeley id au) wrote:
> > 
> > On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 15:39 +1200, Callum McKenzie wrote:
> > 
> > > 3. So we can integrate it into the normal glib way of doing things
> > > (signals, gobjects, etc.) regardless of which implementation is used.
> > 
> > Once again (I really like tooting my own horn). I have started solving
> > this problem:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > Here is a sample API for doing service browsing:
> >
> > 
> > This is still a Work in Progress.
> Will this provide thread safety?
> Will this work without GLib main loop? (And how will this look like?)
> As it seems these two issues a would ease the writing of/be required by a gnome-vfs
> module. 

As long as gnome-vfs can use Avahi itself while not conflicting with the
app using GServiceBrowser there shouldn't be a problem. There is really
no need to make the gnome-vfs code use GServiceBrowser. 

I agree that for normal Gtk+ apps an api like GServiceBrowser is much
nicer. The question is in which library GServiceBrowser would be of

By the way, does Avahi support unicast dns-sd?

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