CUPS in a snap: avahi-daemon needed

David Barth david.barth at
Thu Jan 26 10:37:02 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 8:30 PM, Till Kamppeter <till.kamppeter at>

> On 01/25/2017 05:18 PM, Sergio Schvezov wrote:
> snapweb uses a small mdns implementation written in go; avahi is much more
>> than that.
>> That said, the original versions of snapweb, formerlly known as webdm did
>> have a full blown avahi-daemon inside, but it is really cumbersome if not
>> needed.
> Is the old avahi-daemon-using webdm package (source) still publicly
> available somewhere?


You can find the project source tree at It
references both the bzr branches of webdm and the latest master git branch
sync'ed with which is now the main code

The mDNS implementation used by snapweb is here, based on Previously it was using but that had issues at startup and was
causing snapweb to exit on mDNS errors.

I couldn't find the older avahi wrapper doing a quick history search, but
as Sergio and Jamie suggested, that won't really help. New interfaces are

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