Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 185699
Add avahi service for netatalk package
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:27 EST
Description of problem:
Avahi has to be manually configured to advertise afp services
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Add the following content to a new file: /etc/avahi/services/afp.service
I believe "service avahi-daemon restart" needs to be run to pick up the change.
The /etc/avahi/services directory is for user configuration of services
to be advertised, as you have done.
Not all FC machines provide AFP services - you need the optional netatalk
So I don't think we should ship anything in /etc/avahi/services by default -
it is up to users to choose which services they want to run and which they
want to advertise using avahi.
There is probably a need for a 'system-config-service-discovery' GUI that will
provide an easy user interface for configuring and advertising services with
avahi / ZeroConf - this is a project I am working on but goes far beyond the
scope of this bug report.
That is why I opened this enhancement against the netatalk package, not the