[olsr-dev] IPC-Protocol / GUI
Thu Nov 18 13:01:32 CET 2004
Andreas Tønnesen wrote:
>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
So, you are going to rewrite the IPC ?
Then I'd like to provide some of our (detailed) ideas regarding the IPC
* Creating a IPC plugin which handles all the remote connections.
Now, we have the IPC inside of olsrd with an own port and
configuration, we have the dot_draw plugin with an own port and
* According to Thomas the current GUI is (more or less) guessing the
"state" of olsrd instead of knowing it. That should be corrected.
>- 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
What do you mean with "the data might not be delivered in that exact
>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 :-)
Just to get an idea - is "a not to distant future" still in 2004 ?
I gladly help :-)
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