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Recommended update for OpenSLP

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(Last modified: 09DEC2004)


solutions Recommended update for OpenSLP SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (de81c64529cb6719d84a3d36eb4dee78)

Applies to

Package: openslp
openslp-devel
openslp-server
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Patch: patch-9537
Release: 20041209
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone who experiences problems with MDNS/SLPv1 requests should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

OpenSLP's MDNS code still uses the old _mdns query for service type discovery. This update changes the code to the new _dns-sd query.
Furthermore, slpv1 DA discovery handling does not work with scoped servers. This update fixes that issue as well.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh openslp.rpm openslp-devel.rpm openslp-server.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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