pluggable GIOP implementations; Was: Re: [omniORB] GIOP and LAPD?

Duncan Grisby
Tue, 19 Oct 1999 09:57:27 +0100

On Monday 18 October, "Glenn A. Hochberg" wrote:

> FYI: Inprise VisiBroker also implements this technique (shared memory for in-host
> object transport); of course, the source is not available...

Interestingly, omniORB is faster using TCP/IP loopback than Visibroker
is using its shared memory transport...

> Stefan Seefeld wrote:

> > To be more general: does omniORB provide functionality to switch
> > between different GIOP implementations ?  I'm thinking of a way to
> > use mmapped files (or shared memory) as a marshal buffer for local
> > client/servers.

omniORB does have a pluggable transport API. Take a look at
ropeFactory.* and tcpSocket.* in the orbcore library.



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