[Thunar-dev] future thunar plans?
benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Mon Jun 12 14:50:42 CEST 2006
Jani Monoses wrote:
>>I'm still not convinced that doing SMB as part of the file manager is a
>>pretty good idea. Personally, I'm still in favour of a separate "Network
>>Browser" (properly integrated with Thunar and the rest of Xfce), that
>>does SMB, NFS, SCP, etc., utilizing Avahi/Howl.
> Does using Avahi in the client not mean that services need to be
> explicitely advertised using the zeroconf protocols by the other
> machines on the network? Would it work with legacy windows boxes for
Yep, Avahi requires zeroconf (which is AFAIK supported since WinXP). We
could however just query SMB clients in parallel using libsmbclient.
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