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Subject: Re: [boost] 2nd try, New library proposal: PolicyLoader
From: Rob Meijer (rob_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-18 01:51:31

On Thu, 12 Nov 2009, Johan Nilsson wrote:

> Rob Meijer wrote:
> > I posted this to this list ones before (as the site sugests), and
> > didn't
> > get any response, possibly becource it is simply to useless for you
> > guys
> > to reply to, but I'm not sure.
> >
> > If it is indeed useless please let me know, so I know not to put any
> > effort in it.
> >
> > The Open Computer Forensics Architecture Library (OcfaLib)
> > hides a litle piece of template code for loading a class from a
> > dynamically loaded library. Although this code is currently bound to
> > OcfaLib and usage on *NIX systems, I wondered if the concept used
> > would
> > not be extendable to a generically usable library for this purpose.
> [snip]
> Are you aware of (the proposed?) Boost.Extension library:
> How would your suggestion compare to that?
> Regards / Johan

I wasn't. It seems extensions::shared_library would be quite usefull to
build it on top of. I think I should discuss with the author if he feels
it would be a good concept to add. I couldn't find any contact info on the
author 'Jeremy Pack' in the source tree however.


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