[distcc] Status of distcc-zeroconf

Martin Pool martinpool at gmail.com
Thu Nov 25 15:10:59 GMT 2004

On Thu, 25 Nov 2004 16:03:04 +0100, Lennart Poettering
<mzqvfgpp at 0pointer.de> wrote:
> Hi!
> What is the current status of distcc+zeroconf? I am really interested
> in this. I saw that there was a thread on this mailing list earlier
> this year, but there was no final conclusion as it seems. The apple
> code has not been merged, will it ever? (due to licensing issues, and
> code ugliness, is that right?)

Those are the reasons; I can't say they will never be fixed.

Also there was some question of whether it was better to use mDNS or
some other discovery protocol.

> In case nobody else is currently working on this, I'd like to add
> support for this now, based on howl.

OK.  What are the advantages of howl compared to others?


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