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Re: Avahi support for Postgresql

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Mathias Hasselmann <mathias(at)openismus(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, Murray Cumming <murrayc(at)openismus(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Avahi support for Postgresql
Date: 2008-02-25 19:25:21
Message-ID: 1371.1203967521@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Mathias Hasselmann <mathias(at)openismus(dot)com> writes:
> Oh, that difference is really interesting. I didn't even see it.

> DNS-SD uses the convention "_<protoname>._<type>" to describe services,
> and that's the convention Avahi follows. I don't know why the Bonjour
> API uses that trailing dot, but it seems wrong: 

Is removing that dot going to create compatibility problems for us?
If it means that an 8.3 client wouldn't find an 8.4 server, for
instance, I don't think that's going to be acceptable.  Do we need
to "listen" on both names (whatever the heck that means in zeroconf)?

			regards, tom lane

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