[olsr-dev] IPC-Protocol / GUI
Ignacio García Pérez
Thu Nov 18 18:18:27 CET 2004
> Let me share some thoughts. In a first step, I think, a one-way IPC
> interface that only enables reading olsrd's internal state would be a
> good start. Apart from that we'd then only need a way to restart olsrd
> via the IPC interface. Reconfiguration via a GUI could then work by
> generating a temporary configuration file (with the configuration file
> parser library that we have), stopping olsrd and restarting olsrd with
> the newly generated configuration file.
Isn't that what most daemons do upon receiving HUP signal ?
1- Implement a read only IPC interface that provides a snapshot of all
possibly interesting olsrd internal vars.
2- Implement restarting and configuration reloading upon HUP signal.
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