disabling kdenetwork/lanbrowsing for 4.0.0

Urs Wolfer uwolfer at kde.org
Wed Jan 2 21:45:41 CET 2008

On Wednesday 02 January 2008 16.22:25 Tom Albers wrote:
> Op woensdag 2 januari 2008 16:18 schreef u:
> > Hi,
> >
> > in kdenetwork there is lanbrowsing/, which consists of:
> > -the lisa daemon, a daemon which basically scans the local network for IP
> > addresses which respond to ping packets, and which cooperates with other
> > lisa daemons in the network
> > -the lan:/ ioslave, which queries the lisa daemon, and which check (on
> > demand) the samba, nfs, http, and ssh ports on a host to offer these
> > services of a host as directories via kio
> > -a control module for all that
> >
> > I wrote that in KDE 2 times, and more or less since end of 2002 I didn't
> > really work on it, especially not for KDE 4. In the meantime there are
> > technologies like Zeroconf, which should be able to do the same job, just
> > better.
> >
> > Therefor I'd like to disable lanbrowsing from kdenetwork for the 4.0.0
> > release, patch attached.
> >
> > Ok ?
> >
> > Alex
> Hi,
> Thanks for informing this list. Do you plan to work on it in the future?
> If not, I think it is better to move it to /tags/unmaintained/4
> If you do, we might consider moving it to playground for now.
> What do you think?

How is the state of lanbrowsing? Does it basically work (I see that it at 
least compiles...)?

If it does not work, I fully agree with Tom. It should be moved to one of the 
above listed places. Alex, please decide ;)

And please do this ASAP. If you have no time, please let me know.

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