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mi::base::IPlugin_descriptor Class Referenceabstract

Represents a plugin. More...

Inheritance diagram for mi::base::IPlugin_descriptor:
mi::base::Interface_declare< 0x1708ae5a, 0xa49e, 0x43c4, 0xa3, 0x94, 0x00, 0x38, 0x4c, 0x59, 0xe8, 0x67 > mi::base::IInterface

Public Member Functions

virtual base::Pluginget_plugin () const =0
 Returns the plugin itself. More...
 
virtual const char * get_plugin_library_path () const =0
 Returns the library path of the plugin. More...
 

Additional Inherited Members

- Public Types inherited from mi::base::Interface_declare< 0x1708ae5a, 0xa49e, 0x43c4, 0xa3, 0x94, 0x00, 0x38, 0x4c, 0x59, 0xe8, 0x67 >
typedef Interface_declare< id1,
id2, id3, id4, id5, id6, id7,
id8, id9, id10, id11,
IInterface
Self
 Own type. More...
 
typedef Uuid_t< id1, id2, id3,
id4, id5, id6, id7, id8, id9,
id10, id11 > 
IID
 Declares the interface ID (IID) of this interface. More...
 
- Static Public Member Functions inherited from mi::base::Interface_declare< 0x1708ae5a, 0xa49e, 0x43c4, 0xa3, 0x94, 0x00, 0x38, 0x4c, 0x59, 0xe8, 0x67 >
static bool compare_iid (const Uuid &iid)
 Compares the interface ID iid against the interface ID of this interface and of its ancestors. More...
 

Detailed Description

Represents a plugin.

This interface is used to represent loaded plugins as reference-counted interfaces since mi::base::Plugin is not reference-counted. In addition, it provides the path from where the plugin was loaded.

Member Function Documentation

virtual base::Plugin* mi::base::IPlugin_descriptor::get_plugin ( ) const
pure virtual

Returns the plugin itself.

Note
The returned pointer is not referenced-counted. It is only valid as long as the plugin descriptor is valid.
Returns
The plugin.
virtual const char* mi::base::IPlugin_descriptor::get_plugin_library_path ( ) const
pure virtual

Returns the library path of the plugin.

Returns
The library path of the plugin, or NULL in case of failure.