[avahi] Resolve multiple IP4 Addresses

Daniel Wynne daniel.wynne at mobotix.com
Thu May 7 07:09:30 PDT 2009


...this is the call I make in the ServiceResolverCallback:

avahi_record_browser_new (
			client ) ...

The Callback of the RecordBrowser always goes into state "CACHE
In which format does "name" has to be? A little more documentation would
be helpful ;-)

After we succeeded in this, I owe you a beer at least, I think... ;-)


On Thu, 2009-05-07 at 15:00 +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Thu, 07.05.09 09:14, Daniel Wynne (daniel.wynne at mobotix.com) wrote:
> > 
> > Since the documentation in this issue is a little rare I wondered where
> > to use the RecordBrowser. Does it replace the ServiceBrowser or can I
> > use it inside the ServiceBrowserCallback to Browse the different service
> > records.
> If all you want know are the raw adress A/AAAA records then all you
> need to do is use a ServiceBrowser/ServiceResolver to get most of the
> data of the servcies and then resolve the hostname manually with
> RecordBrowser.
> It might be a good idea to read the DNS-SD spec before you do this.
> > Please excuse my nescience, but Im pretty new to this.
> > Or it might be, that I am completely wrong. In this case you should
> > blame my childish naivety ;-)
> And again, if you feel you need to use this it is very likely that you
> are misusing mDNS and make assumptions you shouldn't make or try to
> use mDNS for purposes it was not designed for.
> Lennart

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