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avahi-daemon-bridge-dsd - The Avahi daemon bridge to dsd
The daemon implements a DBUS interface which provides a rich object oriented interface to
DBUS enabled applications which browse for or register for services.
Instead of implementing Apple's ZeroConf architecture (also known as "Rendezvous" or "Bon-
jour") it makes calls to the DNS Service Discovery API provided by Bonjour and so func-
tions as a Bonjour client.
-D | --daemonize
Daemonize after startup. Implies --syslog
-s | --syslog
Log to syslog instead of STDERR. Implied by --daemonize
Increase verbosity to debug level
Don't drop root priviliges after startup and don't require daemon to be started as
root. We recommend not to use this option.
Don't chroot(2) the daemon. This option is only available when compiled with
Don't change the process name while running. Unless this option is specified avahi
will reflect it's current state and selected host name in the process title.
-k | --kill
Kill an already running avahi-daemon-bridge-dsd. (equivalent to sending a SIGTERM)
-r | --reload
Tell an already running avahi-daemon-bridge-dsd to reread the files from
/etc/avahi/services/. (equivalent to sending a SIGHUP)
-c | --check
Return 0 as return code when avahi-daemon-bridge-dsd is already running.
-h | --help
-v | --version
Show version information
/etc/avahi/hosts: additional static hostname mappings to publish in mDNS, see
avahi.hosts(5) for more information.
/etc/avahi/services/*.service: static service definitions, see avahi.service(5) for more
SIGINT, SIGTERM, SIGQUIT: avahi-daemon will shutdown. This is issued by passing --kill to
SIGHUP: avahi-daemon-bridge-dsd will reload and static service definitions from
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