Conflict between avahi and howl/mDNSResponder

Sam Lawrance boris at
Thu Jul 6 11:55:14 UTC 2006

On 06/07/2006, at 9:11 PM, Willy Picard wrote:

> Hi,
> Currently, avahi conflicts with howl/mDNSResponder. As a user of  
> KDE, I have
> plenty of applications that depend on mDNSResponder. But at the  
> same time, I am
> a user of, Firefox, eclipse and many others that  
> depend on avahi
> (mainly because of gnome-vfs). The current conflict has the following
> consequence: I cannot update the applications that depend on avahi  
> because avahi
> cannot be updated. Therefore, my question is the following: what  
> should I do to
> have Firefox, and the like updated? Should I delete  
> avahi and
> force a dependence of these applications with howl/mDNSResponder?  
> Should I wait
> till Gnome and KDE find an agreement on this conflict :) ?

This has been raised a number of times, check the archives.

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