[et-mgmt-tools] [PATCH] virt-manager: Use avahi to poll for local servers

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Tue Sep 2 16:22:40 UTC 2008

Cole Robinson wrote:
> Cole Robinson wrote:
>> The attached patch adds support for avahi polling
>> to the virt-manager 'Open Connection' dialog.
>> libvirtd advertises itself via avahi so we get the
>> hard stuff for free :). To test this you will need
>> to make sure Multicast DNS (mDNS, port 5353 udp) is
>> open on your machine.
> Second cut of this patch. Issues resolved:
> - Removed the check box, unconditionally poll for
>   connections if the user selects a remote conn
>   option.
> - Only use advertised 'name' as the list entry.
> - Don't add duplicate list entries.
> - If creating the initial avahi dbus interface
>   fails, just disable all polling, and never
>   activate the connection list.
> - Sort list entries alphabetically by default,
>   and add ability to sort ascend/descend

I've committed this:



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