[Olsr-dev] plugin initialisation

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Thu Dec 9 08:07:50 CET 2010

On Wed December 8 2010 22:09:23 Ferry Huberts wrote:
> I think this is rather odd since setters for configuration parameters
> are allowed to fail and will stop olsrd when they do.
> IMHO the plugin initialisation is 'the same thing': init phase.
> So allowing one part of this to stop olsrd but not the second part seems
> strange.
> The good reaction would be to stop olsrd, just like in part one.
> Also, why then is the plugin init function defined to return an int when
> this int is then ignored? :-)
> I would definitely vote to not ignore it (obviously)
I would not like to change this in the stable branch and there is already a 
better plugin interface in the master branch.

If you want you can give me your opinion on the new system, it's not set in 
stone and could be improved before a future 0.7.0 release.

For an example see the new txtinfo, is has already be converted to the new 

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