Detect hostname collisions using avahi

Bug #634187 reported by Evan
This bug affects 1 person
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ubiquity (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

In 11.04, sabdfl has asked us to do an asynchronous avahi scan if a network is available, to detect possible hostname collisions.

Evan (ev)
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Evan Dandrea (ev)
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → later
status: New → Triaged
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Emmet Hikory (persia) wrote :

If on a DHCP network, might also be interesting to query DNS for the provided default domain to see if there is an additional list of reserved names (conflicts here may not be as directly user-visible, but could easily cause confusion if present).

Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubiquity - 2.5.12

ubiquity (2.5.12) natty; urgency=low

  [ Mario Limonciello ]
  * Fix oem-config-remove-gtk for changes in AptClient's commit_packages.
    (LP: #708722)

  [ Evan Dandrea ]
  * Update translations from Launchpad.
  * If a session indicator gconf key starts unset, make sure it ends
    that way (LP: #684052).
  * Fix mistake in the cleanup branch merge that broke translations
    (LP: #691671).
  * pc105.tree is included in console-setup now, which speeds up
    ubiquity builds.
  * Detect hostname collisions (LP: #634187).

  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Automatic update of included source packages: clock-setup 0.106ubuntu1,
    console-setup 1.57ubuntu5, partman-basicfilesystems 69ubuntu1,
    partman-efi 23ubuntu1, partman-partitioning 79ubuntu1.
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:06:19 +0000

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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