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13.37 > Network > nss-mdns (0.10)

nss-mdns is a plugin for the GNU Name Service Switch (NSS) functionality
of the GNU C Library (glibc) which provides host name resolution via
Multicast DNS (a.k.a. Zeroconf, a.k.a. Apple Rendezvous, a.k.a Apple Bonjour).
This effectively allows name resolution by common Unix/Linux programs in the
ad-hoc mDNS domain .local.

To test, the following command should return a mapping for the remote host:
getent hosts <hostname>.local

This requires avahi.

Maintained by: Robby Workman
Keywords: dns,zeroconf,nss,mdns
ChangeLog: nss-mdns


Source Downloads:
nss-mdns-0.10.tar.gz (03938f17646efbb50aa70ba5f99f51d7)

Download SlackBuild:
nss-mdns.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 13.37

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