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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-27 07:39:31

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> You might know only base type of plugin and textual name, but don't know the
> exact type you want to create. You also don't want to invoke constructor by
> mangled name ;-)

That's what factories are for. In fact, that's how all C++ plugins I'v worked
with so far were designed. A single entry point in terms of a C linkage
function that is *assumed* to return an object of a given type (interface),
and let that do all the rest.


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