[avahi] breaking avahi through vpn

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Feb 15 06:26:22 PST 2006

On Sun, 12.02.06 15:30, Sebastien Estienne (sebastien.estienne at gmail.com) wrote:

> > If you're feeling lucky you can enable mDNS over pointopoint links by
> > commenting the line containing "IFF_POINTOPOINT" in
> > avahi-core/iface-linux.c and recompiling. YMMV! (We might even make
> > this a user configurable option eventually, since so many people ask
> > for it.)
> Btw we could make it configurable (disable by default) marking it
> dangerous and unreliable to use as more and more people are interested
> in this feature and as the latencies on some dedicated link may be low
> enought.
> I could wrote this patch if we decide that it makes sense and document
> the problems related to this.

Yes, go ahead! This is certainly not a feature that would hurt.


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