[Samba] Advertising Samba shares on the local network via mDNS

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Feb 1 23:21:57 GMT 2007

On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 06:15:57PM -0500, Rishi Srivatsavai wrote:
> No, smbd will not be directly listening in/participating in the protocol.
> I plan on using  the mDNSResponder code from Apple (available on
> multiple platforms) which includes a library (libdns_sd) and a mDNS
> daemon that performs the needed DNS operations via multicast on
> UDP port 5353.  Applications advertise by using libdns_sd to issue
> advertisement requests and receive results via IPC with the
> mDNS daemon. I plan on modifying smbd to use libdns_sd and advertise
> shares on the network.

What license is libdns_sd available under ? Check for GPLv2/3
compatibility please.


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