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Bug 172046 - avahi-browse, and other tools, end with a traceback if avahi-daemon is not running
avahi-browse, and other tools, end with a traceback if avahi-daemon is not ru...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: avahi (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jason Vas Dias
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Reported: 2005-10-29 17:30 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: avahi-0.6-2
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Last Closed: 2005-11-30 13:57:40 EST
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2005-10-29 17:30:02 EDT
Description of problem:

When avahi-daemon is not running then trying, say, 'avahi-browse -a' instead
of returning with an information that a required daemon is not available
throws a hissy fit:

Browsing domain 'local' on any.0 ...
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/avahi-browse", line 153, in ?
    browse_domain(avahi.IF_UNSPEC, avahi.PROTO_UNSPEC, "local")
  File "/usr/bin/avahi-browse", line 134, in browse_domain
    b = dbus.Interface(bus.get_object(avahi.DBUS_NAME,
server.ServiceTypeBrowserNew(interface, protocol, domain)),
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/dbus/proxies.py", line 64, in __call__
    reply_message = self._connection.send_with_reply_and_block(message, timeout)
  File "dbus_bindings.pyx", line 395, in
dbus_bindings.DBusException: The name org.freedesktop.Avahi was not provided by
any .service files

Something similar for 'avahi-discover'.

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Comment 1 Jason Vas Dias 2005-11-30 13:57:40 EST
This bug is fixed with avahi-0.6+

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