Conflict between avahi and howl/mDNSResponder
boris at brooknet.com.au
Sat Jul 8 01:00:43 UTC 2006
On 07/07/2006, at 7:25 PM, Willy Picard wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 06, 2006 at 09:55:11PM +1000, Sam Lawrance wrote:
>> On 06/07/2006, at 9:11 PM, Willy Picard wrote:
>>> 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 OpenOffice.org, Firefox, eclipse and many others
>>> that depend on
>>> avahi (mainly because of gnome-vfs). The current conflict has the
>>> consequence: I cannot update the applications that depend on
>>> avahi because
>>> avahi cannot be updated. Therefore, my question is the following:
>>> should I do to have Firefox, OpenOffice.org 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.
> First, thank you very much for this very interesting
> contribution!!! This is a
> real good piece of help!
I thought so too, I'm glad you're enthusiastic about it
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