[avahi] hosts with multiple names

Trent Lloyd lathiat at bur.st
Wed Mar 17 20:01:09 PDT 2010

On 17/03/2010, at 5:59 AM, Patrick Oppenlander wrote:

>> The user purchases the device and via the front panel, enters in the alias name: 'camera-front-door'
> As far as I know, the intention is for your user to select a service name, not enter a host name.
> The service is then resolved and the host name, ip address and other information discovered.
>> Now the device is also accessible as:
>>  camera-front-door.local.
>> and it will still be accessible as:
>>  acme-sx194j-3428472.local.
> If you advertise the camera as a service on the host acme-sx194j-3428472.local you won't have this problem.

Sounds sorta like that but also sounds like he really wants the user to just be able to type both names in.. one for customisation and one in case they forgot the settings.

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