[Dnsmasq-discuss] Multicast dns

Tom Fanning tf-ml at edgebyte.com
Mon Apr 23 14:39:46 BST 2007

> Not at all, It's a reasonable suggestion that dnsmasq should be
> configurable to listen for mDNS and reply to everything: Even with the
> nsswitch.conf fix, that has to be fixed on every new Ubuntu Feisty
> install, a dnsmasq configuration tweak would do it for  a whole network
> and if mDNS was not otherwise in use, nothing is lost.
> OTOH, against doing this is that it breaks "real mDNS" so it's  a bug
> to
> fix another bug. Also it's possibly bloat for dnsmasq and of minor real
> world use for most people. A judgement call, like most possible
> enhancements.

Well I guess it's up to you, Simon. I can certainly help with testing at
this end. (Obviously!) Code-wise, I'm not hot on unmanaged code, so not much
use to you here.


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