avahi

Description:System which facilitates service discovery on a local network
License: LGPL-2.1
Homepage:http://avahi.org/
Location:Portage
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  • + - stable
  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • abi_mips_n32 - 64-bit (32-bit pointer) libraries
  • abi_mips_n64 - 64-bit libraries
  • abi_mips_o32 - 32-bit libraries
  • abi_ppc_32 - 32-bit (ppc) libraries
  • abi_ppc_64 - 64-bit (ppc64) libraries
  • abi_s390_32 - 32-bit (s390) libraries
  • abi_s390_64 - 64-bit (s390x) libraries
  • abi_x86_32 - 32-bit (x86) libraries
  • abi_x86_64 - 64-bit (amd64) libraries
  • abi_x86_x32 - x32 ABI libraries
  • autoipd - Build and install the IPv4LL (RFC3927) network address configuration daemon
  • bookmarks - Install the avahi-bookmarks application (requires dev-python/twisted-core and dev-python/twisted-web)
  • dbus - Enable dbus support for anything that needs it (gpsd, gnomemeeting, etc)
  • doc - Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
  • gdbm - Add support for sys-libs/gdbm (GNU database libraries)
  • gtk - Add support for x11-libs/gtk+ (The GIMP Toolkit)
  • gtk3 - Build the avahi-ui-gtk3 library, and use gtk3 for the avahi utilities under USE=utils
  • howl-compat - Enable compat libraries for howl
  • introspection - Add support for GObject based introspection
  • ipv6 - Add support for IP version 6
  • kernel_linux - KERNEL setting for system using the Linux kernel
  • mdnsresponder-compat - Enable compat libraries for mDNSResponder
  • mono - Build Mono bindings to support dotnet type stuff
  • nls - Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)
  • python - Add optional support/bindings for the Python language
  • python_targets_python2_5 - Build with Python 2.5
  • python_targets_python2_6 - Build with Python 2.6 (removed)
  • python_targets_python2_7 - Build with Python 2.7
  • qt4 - Add support for the Qt GUI/Application Toolkit version 4.x
  • qt5 - Add support for the Qt 5 application and UI framework
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
  • test - Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
  • utils - Install the avahi gtk+ utils avahi-discover, bssh, and bvnc

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
over 7 years normal Avahi: Denial of Service
about 10 years normal Avahi: Denial of Service
over 10 years normal Avahi: Denial of Service
over 12 years normal Avahi: "netlink" message vulnerability

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