[avahi] status of avahi integration in Mandriva, and patches

Olivier Blin oblin at mandriva.com
Fri Jan 20 14:47:37 PST 2006

Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net> writes:

> On Fri, 20.01.06 20:48, Olivier Blin (oblin at mandriva.com) wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm the maintainer of avahi in Mandriva. I've uploaded our first avahi
>> package this week, and we'll begin its integration with other apps
>> very soon. For now, I guess we only have ekiga build against avahi,
>> and banshee will be rebuilt to use avahi-sharp.
> Consider packaging mod_dnssd! ;-)
> http://0pointer.de/lennart/projects/mod_dnssd/

Actually it's already done, I forgot to mention it :)

> Are you aware of this more or less complete list of software
> supporting Avahi natively?
> http://avahi.org/wiki/Avah4users#SoftwareMakinguseofAvahi

I'll consider it, thanks.

> Does Mandrive package Rhythmbox or VLC? If yes, consider enabling
> native support in those packages, too.

Yes, we have both. I will probably send an announce message to ask all
maintainers to enable Avahi support when possible.

> And please note that there is kdnssd-avahi which enables current KDE
> versions to make use of Avahi. And finally, there's nss-mdns, which
> shouldn't be left out, either.

Ok, I'll have a look.


Olivier Blin - Mandriva

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