aredridel@mizar:~/rpm/SPECS$ ping mizar.local
PING mizar.local (22.214.171.124) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from mizar.nbtsc.org (126.96.36.199): icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.047 ms
mDNS is just cool.
Install Howl with a
poldek -i howl and edit the config file (very simple) and start the daemon. Now the name is “out there”.
Then install nss-mdns and put
/etc/resolv.conf and ping away.
Next up: plug Ruby into Howl.