[cups.development] Native Avahi support

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Sun Dec 26 09:51:48 PST 2010

Tim, I have applied your patch to Debian and Ubuntu now. Thank you very 
much for your great work.


On 12/26/2010 06:17 PM, Till Kamppeter wrote:
> 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
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/465916
> Till
> 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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