New ZeroConf Spec

Sebastian Dröge slomo at
Thu Jul 27 12:41:41 BST 2006

On Do, 2006-07-27 at 04:28 -0700, Dan Kegel wrote:
> On 7/27/06, Dennis Kaarsemaker <dennis at> wrote:
> > On do, 2006-07-27 at 12:18 +0100, Dick Davies wrote:
> > >   2. edit nsswitch.conf to explicitly enable mdns for the 'hosts'
> > > database.
> >
> > I noticed that recent base-files packages already enable mdns.
> uh-oh.  My horror level is back to full-on.

Unless you install libnss-mdns it doesn't do anything. You have to
install it by hand.

The switch is only there by default so you only need to install the
thing and it is not needed to fiddle in a configuration file before it
really works.

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