Unblock Avahi by default (for the Desktop live CDs)
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Tue Apr 13 19:04:54 UTC 2010
On Tue, 13 Apr 2010, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Tue, 13.04.10 14:35, Seth Vidal (skvidal at fedoraproject.org) wrote:
>> On Tue, 13 Apr 2010, Bastien Nocera wrote:
>>> It seems to me that Avahi would be safe to run by default. That would
>>> allow accessing remote machines through their .local names, even if it
>>> wouldn't solve the problem of sharing *from* the machine itself.
>>> But it would mean we can SSH, or VNC into local area machines, and
>>> consume data (shares, music, etc.).
>> I think if this request is fulfilled then making avahi default on would be
>> but only AFTER that request is filled.
>> how does that sound?
> What does that bug report to do with the firewall and the desktop live
having avahi running and active by default.
if various tools dep on the lib, then a system won't end up with avahi
installed and running by default. The above is something of a surprise to
many folks running servers.
the comment from JH is the admin/manager of kernel.org who was a bit
frustrated by avahi running as a service.
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