Re: Moving to *Avahi* over howl

On Mon, 19.09.05 08:52, Alexander Larsson (alexl redhat com) wrote:

> > > I agree that for normal Gtk+ apps an api like GServiceBrowser is much
> > > nicer. The question is in which library GServiceBrowser would be of
> > > course.
> > > 
> > > By the way, does Avahi support unicast dns-sd?
> > 
> > Do you mean looking up dns-sd over normal dns? (wide-area dns-sd)
> > 
> > If so, not yet, i beleive lennart is plannin it for the next release.
> Yeah, thats what i meant. Gnome-vfs has code using libresolv to do this
> already.

I hope there is a way to disable this libresolv-based stuff? When
using Avahi this should be certainly disabled to allow things like
referencing unicast DNS services from multicast DNS working correctly.

BTW: The DNS-SD over unicast DNS stuff is complete now, will commit
this in a few minutes to Avahi SVN.


Lennart Poettering; lennart [at] poettering [dot] de
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