-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 09:35:56AM +0200, Mathias Hasselmann wrote: > Am Samstag, den 29.03.2008, 12:25 +0000 schrieb [EMAIL PROTECTED]: > [...] > > Sorry for a dumb question, but I couldn't figure that out from your > > references ..: does that mean that the PostgreSQL server would > > "advertise itself" on the local net? Or what is the purpose of liking-in > > libavahi into the postmaster? > > Yes, that's the purpose. > > > Surely one wouldn't want this in a data center? > > Yes, this feature definitely targets small-office use, personal use, DB > developers [...] > Still you can tell Avahi to explicitly announce at a certain, non-local > domain, but this feature is not implemented by the patch. Maybe database > developers in large network environments could make use of such > announcements. It would be trivial to add.
Personally, I'be rather scared than delighted ;-) > > Is there a possiblity to disable that at run time? > > The feature is disabled by default. As long as you do not specify a > zeroconf_name in your configuration file, nothing happens. This is the > same behavior as established by the Bonjour code. Thanks, good to know. Isn't there a less-intrusive option to linking a lib into each and every possible server, like a config file in which to put what is to be announced? Regards - -- tomás -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFH8iRFBcgs9XrR2kYRAmJ0AJkB7MkxfYI0nVa4RqHVEV1HYjz41gCdEgWz YQ2T4Y/xfoLRF4D6hMLbpEk= =Goho -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- Sent via pgsql-patches mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-patches