Re-Raising the mDNS patch after CIFS workshop discussion
jpeach at samba.org
Wed Oct 3 15:20:33 GMT 2007
On 30/09/2007, at 8:48 AM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-09-29 at 21:12 -0700, James Peach wrote:
>> On 26/09/2007, at 6:24 PM, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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>>> For all people interested in Bonjour/mDNS:
>>> After today's Bonjour/mDNS BoF, I promised to dig up the
>>> existing patch in Bugzilla. The bug number is 4510
>>> The main thing right now it needs is review (based on
>>> other existing mDNS behavior such as what is in OS X).
>> FWIW, the smb service already has a TXT record defined, according to
>> smb Server Message Block over TCP/IP
>> Defined TXT keys: u=<username> p=<password>
>> It doesn't look like a particularly useful set of keys and I've never
>> heard of anyone actually using it.
> Yikes... Can we redefine this (does anything at all use this?), or
> standards-based clients forever expect to parse these useless strings?
The keys are optional. We can modify the definition if we have a
consensus on new keys.
James Peach | jpeach at samba.org
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