[Pipet Devel] Snazzy CVS commits

Brad Chapman chapmanb at arches.uga.edu
Sat Aug 5 09:07:37 EDT 2000

jarl wrote:
>  I'm currently working on rewriting the BL sources so that they use OOP
>  C++ Corba code, and will use this specialised software
>  http://www.cs.utah.edu/flux/flick/ for IDL compilation. 

Flick looks like it does some cool stuff, but does it work with omniORB?
>From a quick glance at the page and manuals, the only ORB implementation
I see mentioned (that I recognize) is TAO. Won't you have to write a back
end that works with omniORB.  Or am I missing something about how Flick

>  Maybe we can make the autoconfigure so that it
>  tries to use Flick, and if it's not availeble it falls back on the
default OMNIorb
>  idl compiler?

Sure, I don't think should be too incredibly difficult. But, will Flick
and omniidl generate stubs and skeletons that are interchangable enough
to support this?


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