Subject: Re: [boost] Any interest in static plugins?
From: OvermindDL1 (overminddl1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-03 21:11:49
On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Jeremy Pack <rostovpack_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Your example uses a centralized place (the type-map) to store the
>> information about the derived classes/plugins. That is what I'm aiming to
>> avoid with my static plugin library.
> I did this because I figured it would be trivial for a user who wanted it
> global to make it global. It is just like your "Factory Manager", but it can
> be either global or local (with simple wrapper functions).
> You could make it safe with the static initialization by making sure that
> the Factory Manager is initialized before it is used. For your use case, I
> think it would be sufficient to instantiate the Factory Manager inside of
> the function that returns it (Get() below):
Which is what I do in the code I demonstrated, as I said... I am
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