[olsr-dev] IPC-Protocol / GUI

Andreas T√łnnesen (spam-protected)
Thu Nov 18 12:10:31 CET 2004


The plan is to redesign the IPC interface in a not to distant future. I
agree on you design points:
- A general GUI would benefit from using a cross platfor toolkit.
- The new IPC interface should allow for setting of olsrd parameters in
- The IPC interface will be a superset of the dot_draw plugin(the data
might not be delivered in that excact format) so that a GUI can visiulize
the topology.

We are looking for people interested in doing a GUI when the new IPC
interface is ready, so keep that in mind if you are into these things :-)

- Andreas

> Hi,
> yesterday we had a pre-0.4.8-release party in Berlin. :-)
> There I talked to Thomas about the possibility to integrate the dot_draw
> plugin into the GUI. Thomas pointed out that the current GUI would need
> some general improvements first and so we discussed about it. These are
> the results:
>    1. We should build the GUI on top of a cross platform toolkit as e.g.
>       wxWidget.
>    2. The whole IPC-Protocol should be moved into a plugin and
>       redesigned in order to overcome its current drawbacks.
>    3. The new GUI should be able to configure the olsrd.
>    4. And finally the dot_draw plugin should be integrated. ;-)
> What do you think ?
> At the moment I have enough free time to do the work ...
> Marek
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Andreas T√łnnesen

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