[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/2] LUA: AirPlay target support

Pierre Ynard linkfanel at yahoo.fr
Wed Mar 7 03:43:00 CET 2012

> > Advertising the service using Bonjour is necessary for devices to
> > see it, and I did not find any other way to start advertising when
> > the interface is started. As I said in my last message, I hope to
> > change the current method to a general interface for Bonjour and
> > an interface for Avahi. I will hold off on doing so if there are
> > concerns about the approach.
> I think it would be very useful to have some generic functionality to
> advertise stuff over bonjour (avahai,zeroconf,whatever). for example,
> I'd really like to be able to advertise the http interface over
> bonjour to facilitate discovery/pairing.

Like the service discovery modules we have, there is this idea here
about "service advertisement", although it's not as simple to define and
abstract. For now we have SAP functionality in the core; I think that
bonjour is welcome too, and belongs as a service in VLC, not as
something specific in lua. Maybe it could be put in the core. Also,
rather than adding yet another module in the lua API, I think the setup
of bonjour could be integrated with httpd calls: that's where it would be


Pierre Ynard
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