Re: Newbie: Asynchronous messaging in CORBA -- is it possible?
- From: Edgar Hilton <efhilton fsmlabs com>
- To: orbit-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Newbie: Asynchronous messaging in CORBA -- is it possible?
- Date: 30 Oct 2001 21:20:27 -0500
Thanks to all of you who have responded. I'll look into several of these
On Tue, 2001-10-30 at 18:58, Michael Meeks wrote:
> Hi Edgar,
> On 30 Oct 2001, Edgar Hilton wrote:
> > Hi! I'm a newbie, so please be gentle.
> We're always gentle - compassion with a hard edge - to re-coin an
> > The question is: how can I get the server to trigger some action in
> > select clients? For example, let's say that I am sitting at the server
> > machine, and want several of the clients to refresh a list of
> > parameters. How can I do this?
> You need a CORBA impl. at both ends as Rodridgo says - so that you
> can pass messages back.
> Very often such notifications would be flagged 'oneway' - ie. the
> CORBA method will not (usualy) block, will not wait / allow an exception
> or value to be returned. Thus you can quickly fire and forget at all your
> clients - without having to wait if one died / blocked in the method.
> Of course, if you use ORBit2 you could use asynchronous method
> invocation, but they wouldn't in fact solve your problem.
>  - ARP Blair or JackBootStraw ?
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