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Re: .local/mDNS resolving in FC5 [was Re: Zeroconf in FC5?]

Mark McLoughlin <markmc <at> redhat.com> writes:
> Hi Ulrich,
> 	It seems like the nss-mdns author has made some progress on this. The
> latest version allows queries to be directed through Avahi's mDNS
> responder (the responder in FC5), meaning responses are cached directly
> etc.

I have posted the latest version of the nss_mdns package in:

The nss_mdns module now only works if avahi is present and running (it will not
do any lookups by itself).

My colleague Ezio has also written a more solid script to enable/disable the
mdns bits in /etc/nsswitch.conf. It might be useful using some config option
from /etc/sysconfig/network to know whether to enable it or not.

Hopefully we can get this in Fedora Core itself, rather than the Extras.

Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>

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