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Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in Remote Procedure Call Library?
From: OvermindDL1 (overminddl1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-09 04:55:44

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 2:12 AM, Rutger ter Borg <rutger_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> OvermindDL1 wrote:
>> That boost::function is originally created at the time of the register
>> call (and is also contained in the struct that is returned from the
>> register call to skip a map lookup if you use it directly), but it
>> contains another fusion apply struct template that specializes on the
>> original passed in function, and dserializes each chunk in turn, then
>> fusion invokes the actual function with the deserialized generated
>> fusion vector of the arguments.
> Thanks, much more clear already. How does the boost::function object know
> what kind of fusion::vector to deserialize? Do you keep some kind of extra
> mapping for argument-type to function-type?

Yes, the boost function just holds a pointer to a templated struct
that is refined based on the function itself, that is how that struct
know how to do everything, kind of like a subclass with a single
virtual function.

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