[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Advertise the HTTP interface using Avahi
rob at hobbyistsoftware.com
Sun Sep 18 03:43:25 CEST 2011
akash mehrotra <mehrotra.akash at gmail.com> a écrit :
>> + char *psz_name = "VLC HTTP Interface";
>> + char *psz_stype = "_http._tcp";
>> + char *psz_txt = "VLC HTTP Interface";
name should be the name of the computer/workstation rather than a constant.
that way when there are multiple computers running VLC on the network, the
client knows which one he/she is connecting to.
this is standard practice (occasionally other services use other
semi-unique keys for the name).
I assume that psz_txt is the txt record.
This is normally a dictionary, but can be ignored (set to null) in this
case. Alternatively it could be used to pass useful info like version=<vlc
s-type should be a custom type like _vlc-http._tcp this is a pretty
specialized http server and the point here is to identify it as a vlc http
psz_stype and psz_txt could usefully be sent as variables from the calling
At the moment, this whole module is set up for a single use-case of
advertising the http interface, but it could possibly be used for other
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