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Old 10-24-2013, 05:22 AM   #1
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Openlipc

Being fed up with executing lipc files through exec calls from my c programs I wrote a stub for openlipc.h. A header for liblipc. Now it will be possible to call some lipc functions directly from c programs, like setting some lipc properties, reading them or sending lipc events.
As a POC I also recreated lipc-set-prop, lipc-get-prop and lipc-send-event programs. These are not exact copies, I skipped some params checking, multiple tries to send event, etc. I just wanted to use all the lipc functions in these examples, so that it would be clear how to use them.
You will find source code on my github.

I am also attaching compiled binaries.
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:11 AM   #2
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That's great, thank you, baf! I think we might steal from that header file for use in KoReader in a LuaJIT FFI binding.
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Old 10-24-2013, 07:00 AM   #5
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Again, how the heck do we compile this again? LD complains about not finding -llipc. Do I have to get some other stuff off the kindle? Maybe pull and .so or two?

P.S: I again said again twice, again.
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Where are you compiling? Crosscompiling, perhaps? Then you would need to provide the library to your crosscompiler to link against it. When not in a standard library search path of ld, you might need to give the -L parameter to point to the directory where the .so can be found. Note that you might need the .so plus some of the symlinks pointing to it, depending on its SONAME (an ELF file property).
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Again, how the heck do we compile this again? LD complains about not finding -llipc. Do I have to get some other stuff off the kindle? Maybe pull and .so or two?
Sure. liblipc.so
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That's great, thank you, baf! I think we might steal from that header file for use in KoReader in a LuaJIT FFI binding.
Great! Hope you will find it useful
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It sounds really interesting...I'll check the source asap (I'm a bit busy ATM...).
In the meanwhile....could it be useful for WAFs? Maybe setting up some events before running a WAF than, from inside the WAF, trigger those events...
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Where are you compiling? Crosscompiling, perhaps? Then you would need to provide the library to your crosscompiler to link against it. When not in a standard library search path of ld, you might need to give the -L parameter to point to the directory where the .so can be found. Note that you might need the .so plus some of the symlinks pointing to it, depending on its SONAME (an ELF file property).
From that, i figured:

I need to cross compile the app using a cross compiler and have the .so in the linking step.

Okay. Back to cross compiling.

BTW can I use tcc?
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I wonder what actually is lipc ?
Is it anything more than plain DBus ?
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Is it anything more than plain DBus ?
Yes. It is mostly d-bus plus glib hash tables protected by mutexes
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It sounds really interesting...I'll check the source asap (I'm a bit busy ATM...).
In the meanwhile....could it be useful for WAFs? Maybe setting up some events before running a WAF than, from inside the WAF, trigger those events...
This is rather meant as a shortcut for developers writing their programs in c/c++.
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BTW can I use tcc?
I never used tcc. Give it a try
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