[cups.development] Native Avahi support

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Sun Dec 26 09:17:35 PST 2010

Tim, this is a great Christmas present from you, This was a really 
missing piece in CUPS 1.4.x. I will apply it to the Debian and Ubuntu 
packages to finally fix



On 12/24/2010 02:37 PM, Tim Waugh wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been working on adding native Avahi support to CUPS for the past
> week, and now have a working implementation.
> The patch is quite large, and has several "layers":
> * adding Avahi name resolution support to cups/http-support.c;
> * adding Avahi discovery to backend/dnssd.c;
> * adding timeout support to the CUPS main loop;
> * creating an Avahi poll API implementation for the CUPS main loop;
> * and finally using Avahi to announce printers and the web interface in
> dirsvc.c.

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