[Olsr-dev] mDNS plugin new features ready for push
Mon Jul 23 04:11:14 CEST 2012
Sounds very specific, what use case do you have in mind for it? How does this compare to the BMF plugin/
On Jul 22, 2012, at 2:34 PM, ZioPRoTo (Saverio Proto) wrote:
> Hello Hans,
> please note that the mDNS plugin let's the hosts on not-olsr networks
> attached to the OLSR router (and usually announced via HNA entries) to
> use mDNS across the mesh. Read carefully the README in the mdns folder
> to discover more.
> it is a different thing about the mDNS messages generated from the
> OLSR router. The plugin is not able to intercept those messages.
> If you dig in the archives of the mailing list you will find an
> attempt to do this, configuring the local avahi-demon to use the
> loopback interface. However it did not work out back at the time.
> In other words, if your Android Cell-Phone is also the OLSR router, it
> will not work to use mDNS.
> If your Adroid phone is connected to a AP, that is further connected
> to a OLSR backbone, then mDNS is what you need :)
> 2012/7/22 Hans-Christoph Steiner <(spam-protected)>:
>> I don't know enough about that code to comment on it, but I'm happy to
>> see mDNS support in development! We plan on including it in own Android
>> client so that people can do XMPP-Bonjour chat across a mesh.
>> On 07/22/2012 10:44 AM, ZioPRoTo (Saverio Proto) wrote:
>>> my student successfully finished the GSoC mid-term with just a few
>>> days of delay on his schedule.
>>> please look at this work on mDNS plugin:
>>> it looks stable to us, but the more eyeballs the better
>>> we would like to push it into stable before the 0.6.4 release.
>>> if there are not negative feedback I will push it in a few days after
>>> we finish a more extensive testing.
>>> ciao :)
>>> PS we are now moving on more work on the metrics that has nothing to
>>> do with the mDNS plugin.
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