Re-Raising the mDNS patch after CIFS workshop discussion
abartlet at samba.org
Sun Sep 30 15:48:47 GMT 2007
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
> > (https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=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> path=<path>
> 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 will
standards-based clients forever expect to parse these useless strings?
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc. http://redhat.com
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