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I've installed KDE desktop, that depends on avahi. It has two daemons avahi-daemon and avahi-dnsconfd.

In ArchLinux wiki there is no info about avahi-dnsconfd. I've tried Daemon and Avahi pages.

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Here's the description from debian's avahi-dnsconfd package:

Package: avahi-dnsconfd
Description-en: Avahi DNS configuration tool
 Avahi is a fully LGPL framework for Multicast DNS Service Discovery.
 It allows programs to publish and discover services and hosts
 running on a local network with no specific configuration. For
 example you can plug into a network and instantly find printers to
 print to, files to look at and people to talk to.
 .
 This tool listens on the network for announced DNS servers and passes
 them to resolvconf so it can use them. This is very useful on autoconfigured
 IPv6 networks.
Homepage: http://avahi.org/

More info should be available at the Avahi home page.

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