[Twisted-Python] twisted.names and multicast DNS

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Mon Jul 11 15:57:36 EDT 2005

On Jul 11, 2005, at 8:10 AM, Jason Fritcher wrote:

> Brian Granger wrote:
>> I like this option as Apple's mDNS code is becoming very solid.   
>> Are the
>> python bindings you mention available somewhere?  I have thought  
>> about
>> using mDNS with twisted for a project so any examples you can  
>> offer would
>> be great.
> I'm the one actually writing on the bindings. I'm trying to get
> permission from the company to open source them. There isn't anything
> proprietary there, but who knows what the legal department will  
> say. :)
> Currently, I have a straight through binding that ports the C API into
> python. In the near future, I'm going to be overhauling it into an OO
> API, and then integrating into Twisted. I'll be back with questions
> about Twisted when I get to that point. ;)

Alternatively, if you're using a Mac, it's pretty trivial to just use  
the NSNetService stuff.  You're more or less stuck supporting the OS  
X APIs anyway if you want OS X support, since only one mDNS responder  
can run on a given machine (well, IP address).


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