[avahi] Re: avahi Digest, Vol 8, Issue 18
David (Dalei) Liu
daleiliu at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 18:10:05 PST 2005
Thanks a lot for your response. Forget my original stupid question.
I'm checking the python API and getting close to a solution.
> Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2005 20:25:04 +0800
> From: Trent Lloyd <lathiat at bur.st>
> Subject: Re: [avahi] dynamic response
> To: Avahi ML <avahi at lists.freedesktop.org>
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> On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 07:01:14PM -0800, David (Dalei) Liu wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm new to Avahi. May I ask an architecture question about it?
> > Now I'm trying to develop an application to use mDNS. Basically, a
> > client will send out a request like _uniqueid._myservice._tcp.local.
> > and expect a response based on the <uniqueid>. The answer in the
> > response does not exist until the server receives this request.
> > Within avahi-daemon, is there any existing interface to implement such
> > service?
> I don't really understand what you mean, could you please explain
> exactly what you are trying to do so I can get a better grasp on what
> you mean?
> > From the documents, seems dbus is a one-way interface that
> > we can only publish service information to the server. Is it correct?
> No, that is incorrect, avahi exposes a very complete API over dbus
> including both resolving, browsing and publishing.
> You may want to check out the example programs, and also the DBUS
> introspect files if you plan to use DBUS from a language (and not C,
> where we have an API, there are good python examples too)
> > Thanks a lot in advance.
> > Regards,
> > David
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