This error is logged to error_log at startup:
[Mon Apr 21 10:30:06 2008] [error] avahi_client_new() failed: Access denied
for a clean Raw Hide install; SELinux enabled by default.
Is the allow_httpd_dbus_avahi SELinux boolean enabled?
I'm using a completely default install, and have:
[root@radish ~]# getsebool -a | grep avahi
allow_httpd_dbus_avahi --> off
The module should not be enabled by default (i.e. with "DNSSDEnable on") if the
SELinux policy necessary to make it work is not also enabled by default.
I'm having trouble understanding why someone would want to have the package
installed, but the module disabled.
1) the module should work correctly out of the box, i.e. that SELinux boolean is
enabled by default, not disabled.
2) the module should not spam the error_log with obscure and meaningless errors
out of the box when installed.
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