[avahi] Does Avahi support unicast domain enumeration?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed May 16 12:58:23 PDT 2007

On Sun, 13.05.07 19:39, Joshua Pollak (jpollak at kivasystems.com) wrote:

> Ah, this is the root of my issue.
> > Maybe we should parse the domains from
> > /etc/resolve.conf. Dunno. Would probably make some sense.
> Yes, I believe that is a missing feature. I think the idea of static
> service discovery via DNS servers is that the DHCP server can tell a
> client which DNS server and default zone to use, and the ZeroConf
> implementation (Avahi in this case) should search those default zones
> for services. This provides true client-side zero-configuration.
> Currently I have worked around this in my client by manually parsing the
> /etc/resolve.conf for lines starting with "search" and "domain", and
> instructing the mDNS library (I'm using mDNSResponder right now) to
> search those domains, but I believe this feature should be built into
> the library. It certainly is already with Mac OS X and Bonjour for Windows.

If added a feature rquest bug about this now, so that I won't forget:



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