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bonobo-arg

bonobo-arg — simplified CORBA_Any wrappers

Synopsis

typedef             BonoboArg;
typedef             BonoboArgType;
#define             BONOBO_ARG_NULL
#define             BONOBO_ARG_BOOLEAN
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SHORT
#define             BONOBO_ARG_INT
#define             BONOBO_ARG_LONG
#define             BONOBO_ARG_LONGLONG
#define             BONOBO_ARG_FLOAT
#define             BONOBO_ARG_DOUBLE
#define             BONOBO_ARG_CHAR
#define             BONOBO_ARG_STRING
#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL              (a,
                                                         c,
                                                         t,
                                                         e)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL              (a,
                                                         v,
                                                         c,
                                                         t,
                                                         e)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_BOOLEAN              (a)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_BOOLEAN              (a,
                                                         v)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_SHORT                (a)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_SHORT                (a,
                                                         v)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_INT                  (a)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_INT                  (a,
                                                         v)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_LONG                 (a)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_LONG                 (a,
                                                         v)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_LONGLONG             (a)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_LONGLONG             (a,
                                                         v)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_FLOAT                (a)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_FLOAT                (a,
                                                         v)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_DOUBLE               (a)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_DOUBLE               (a,
                                                         v)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_CHAR                 (a)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_CHAR                 (a,
                                                         v)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_STRING               (a)
#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_STRING               (a,
                                                         v)
BonoboArg *         bonobo_arg_new                      (BonoboArgType t);
BonoboArg *         bonobo_arg_new_from                 (BonoboArgType t,
                                                         gconstpointer data);
void                bonobo_arg_release                  (BonoboArg *arg);
BonoboArg *         bonobo_arg_copy                     (const BonoboArg *arg);
void                bonobo_arg_from_gvalue              (BonoboArg *a,
                                                         const GValue *value);
BonoboArgType       bonobo_arg_type_from_gtype          (GType t);
void                bonobo_arg_to_gvalue                (GValue *value,
                                                         const BonoboArg *arg);
GType               bonobo_arg_type_to_gtype            (BonoboArgType id);
gboolean            bonobo_arg_is_equal                 (const BonoboArg *a,
                                                         const BonoboArg *b,
                                                         CORBA_Environment *opt_ev);
gboolean            bonobo_arg_type_is_equal            (BonoboArgType a,
                                                         BonoboArgType b,
                                                         CORBA_Environment *opt_ev);

Description

The BonoboArg code, and macros are designed to make the use of CORBA_Any's slightly simpler by providing a glib like binding for them. The bonobo-arg code also provides mappings between GValues and CORBA_anys.

A typical use of the BonoboArg macros would be in

Example 14. Property bag implementation

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static void
get_prop (BonoboPropertyBag *bag,
      BonoboArg         *arg,
      guint              arg_id,
      CORBA_Environment *ev,
      gpointer           user_data)
{
    GObject *clock = user_data;
    switch (arg_id) {
    case PROP_RUNNING: {
        BONOBO_ARG_SET_BOOLEAN (arg, is_it_running);
        break;
    }
    default:
        bonobo_exception_set (ev, ex_Bonobo_PropertyBag_NotFound);
        break;
    }
}


Details

BonoboArg

typedef CORBA_any      BonoboArg;

A glib style looking type alias for a CORBA_any


BonoboArgType

typedef CORBA_TypeCode BonoboArgType;

A glib style looking typedef for a CORBA type description.


BONOBO_ARG_NULL

#define BONOBO_ARG_NULL     TC_null

the null type


BONOBO_ARG_BOOLEAN

#define BONOBO_ARG_BOOLEAN  TC_CORBA_boolean

the boolean type


BONOBO_ARG_SHORT

#define BONOBO_ARG_SHORT    TC_CORBA_short

the short type


BONOBO_ARG_INT

#define BONOBO_ARG_INT      TC_CORBA_long

the integer type [ in fact a long ]


BONOBO_ARG_LONG

#define BONOBO_ARG_LONG     TC_CORBA_long

the long type


BONOBO_ARG_LONGLONG

#define BONOBO_ARG_LONGLONG TC_CORBA_long_long

the long long type


BONOBO_ARG_FLOAT

#define BONOBO_ARG_FLOAT    TC_CORBA_float

the float type


BONOBO_ARG_DOUBLE

#define BONOBO_ARG_DOUBLE   TC_CORBA_double

the double type


BONOBO_ARG_CHAR

#define BONOBO_ARG_CHAR     TC_CORBA_char

the char type


BONOBO_ARG_STRING

#define BONOBO_ARG_STRING   TC_CORBA_string

the string type


BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL()

#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL(a,c,t,e)

A macro to extract a value from a BonoboArg with the given CORBA type t.

a :

the BonoboArg

c :

a BonoboArgType for checking

t :

the C type of the value eg. for BONOBO_ARG_LONG: CORBA_long

e :

an optional CORBA_Environment or NULL.

BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL()

#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL(a,v,c,t,e)

A macro to insert a value into an empty BonoboArg with the given CORBA type t.

a :

the BonoboArg

v :

a pointer to the value to insert.

c :

a BonoboArgType for checking

t :

the C type of the value eg. for BONOBO_ARG_LONG: CORBA_long

e :

an optional CORBA_Environment or NULL.

BONOBO_ARG_GET_BOOLEAN()

#define BONOBO_ARG_GET_BOOLEAN(a)   (BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL (a, TC_CORBA_boolean, CORBA_boolean, NULL))

This macro returns a CORBA_boolean from inside a BonoboArg. If the BonoboArg's type does not match, the behavior is undefined, and may cause faults.

a :

the BonoboArg to extract the value from.

BONOBO_ARG_SET_BOOLEAN()

#define BONOBO_ARG_SET_BOOLEAN(a,v) (BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL (a, v, TC_CORBA_boolean, CORBA_boolean, NULL))

This macro sets the value of a to contain v

a :

the Bonobo arg to insert the value into

v :

a CORBA_boolean.

BONOBO_ARG_GET_SHORT()

#define BONOBO_ARG_GET_SHORT(a)     (BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL (a, TC_CORBA_short, CORBA_short, NULL))

This macro returns a CORBA_short from inside a BonoboArg. If the BonoboArg's type does not match, the behavior is undefined, and may cause faults.

a :

the BonoboArg to extract the value from.

BONOBO_ARG_SET_SHORT()

#define BONOBO_ARG_SET_SHORT(a,v)   (BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL (a, v, TC_CORBA_short, CORBA_short, NULL))

This macro sets the value of a to contain v

a :

the Bonobo arg to insert the value into

v :

a CORBA_short.

BONOBO_ARG_GET_INT()

#define BONOBO_ARG_GET_INT(a)       (BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL (a, TC_CORBA_long, CORBA_long, NULL))

this macro returns a CORBA_long from inside a BonoboArg, if the BonoboArg's type does not match, the behavior is undefined, and may cause faults.

a :

the BonoboArg to extract the value from.

BONOBO_ARG_SET_INT()

#define BONOBO_ARG_SET_INT(a,v)     (BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL (a, v, TC_CORBA_long, CORBA_long, NULL))

This macro sets the value of a to contain v

a :

the Bonobo arg to insert the value into

v :

a CORBA_long.

BONOBO_ARG_GET_LONG()

#define BONOBO_ARG_GET_LONG(a)      (BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL (a, TC_CORBA_long, CORBA_long, NULL))

this macro returns a CORBA_long from from inside a BonoboArg, if the BonoboArg's type does not match, the behavior is undefined, and may cause faults.

a :

the BonoboArg to extract the value from.

BONOBO_ARG_SET_LONG()

#define BONOBO_ARG_SET_LONG(a,v)    (BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL (a, v, TC_CORBA_long, CORBA_long, NULL))

This macro sets the value of a to contain v

a :

the Bonobo arg to insert the value into

v :

a CORBA_long.

BONOBO_ARG_GET_LONGLONG()

#define BONOBO_ARG_GET_LONGLONG(a)  (BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL (a, TC_CORBA_long_long, CORBA_long_long, NULL))

this macro returns a CORBA_long_long from from inside a BonoboArg, if the BonoboArg's type does not match, the behavior is undefined, and may cause faults.

a :

the BonoboArg to extract the value from.

BONOBO_ARG_SET_LONGLONG()

#define BONOBO_ARG_SET_LONGLONG(a,v) (BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL (a, v, TC_CORBA_long_long, CORBA_long_long, NULL))

This macro sets the value of a to contain v

a :

the Bonobo arg to insert the value into

v :

a CORBA_long_long.

BONOBO_ARG_GET_FLOAT()

#define BONOBO_ARG_GET_FLOAT(a)     (BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL (a, TC_CORBA_float, CORBA_float, NULL))

this macro returns a CORBA_float from inside a BonoboArg, if the BonoboArg's type does not match, the behavior is undefined, and may cause faults.

a :

the BonoboArg to extract the value from.

BONOBO_ARG_SET_FLOAT()

#define BONOBO_ARG_SET_FLOAT(a,v)   (BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL (a, v, TC_CORBA_float, CORBA_float, NULL))

This macro sets the value of a to contain v

a :

the Bonobo arg to insert the value into

v :

a CORBA_float.

BONOBO_ARG_GET_DOUBLE()

#define BONOBO_ARG_GET_DOUBLE(a)    (BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL (a, TC_CORBA_double, CORBA_double, NULL))

This macro returns a CORBA_double from inside a BonoboArg. If the BonoboArg's type does not match, the behavior is undefined, and may cause faults.

a :

the BonoboArg to extract the value from.

BONOBO_ARG_SET_DOUBLE()

#define BONOBO_ARG_SET_DOUBLE(a,v)  (BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL (a, v, TC_CORBA_double, CORBA_double, NULL))

This macro sets the value of a to contain v

a :

the Bonobo arg to insert the value into

v :

a CORBA_double.

BONOBO_ARG_GET_CHAR()

#define BONOBO_ARG_GET_CHAR(a)      (BONOBO_ARG_GET_GENERAL (a, TC_CORBA_char, CORBA_char, NULL))

This macro returns a CORBA_char from inside a BonoboArg, If the BonoboArg's type does not match, the behavior is undefined, and may cause faults.

a :

the BonoboArg to extract the value from.

BONOBO_ARG_SET_CHAR()

#define BONOBO_ARG_SET_CHAR(a,v)    (BONOBO_ARG_SET_GENERAL (a, v, TC_CORBA_char, CORBA_char, NULL))

This macro sets the value of a to contain v

a :

the Bonobo arg to insert the value into

v :

a CORBA_char.

BONOBO_ARG_GET_STRING()

#define             BONOBO_ARG_GET_STRING(a)

this macro returns a const CORBA_char * from from inside a BonoboArg, if the BonoboArg's type does not match, the behavior is undefined, and may cause faults. The pointer to the string is only valid for the scope of the lifetime of a.

a :

the BonoboArg to extract the value from.

BONOBO_ARG_SET_STRING()

#define             BONOBO_ARG_SET_STRING(a,v)

This macro sets the value of a to contain a duplicated copy of v

a :

the Bonobo arg to insert the value into

v :

a CORBA_char *.

bonobo_arg_new ()

BonoboArg *         bonobo_arg_new                      (BonoboArgType t);

Create a new BonoboArg with the specified type the value of the BonoboArg is initially empty.

t :

the BonoboArgType eg. TC_CORBA_long

Returns :

the new BonoboArg

bonobo_arg_new_from ()

BonoboArg *         bonobo_arg_new_from                 (BonoboArgType t,
                                                         gconstpointer data);

Create a new BonoboArg with the specified type and data

t :

the BonoboArgType eg. TC_CORBA_long

data :

the data for the BonoboArg to be created

Returns :

the new BonoboArg

bonobo_arg_release ()

void                bonobo_arg_release                  (BonoboArg *arg);

This frees the memory associated with arg

arg :

the bonobo arg.

bonobo_arg_copy ()

BonoboArg *         bonobo_arg_copy                     (const BonoboArg *arg);

This function duplicates a by a deep copy

arg :

the bonobo arg

Returns :

a copy of arg

bonobo_arg_from_gvalue ()

void                bonobo_arg_from_gvalue              (BonoboArg *a,
                                                         const GValue *value);

This maps a GValue value to a BonoboArg a; a must point to a freshly allocated BonoboArg eg. such as returned by bonobo_arg_new

a :

pointer to blank BonoboArg

value :

GValue to copy

bonobo_arg_type_from_gtype ()

BonoboArgType       bonobo_arg_type_from_gtype          (GType t);

t :

Returns :


bonobo_arg_to_gvalue ()

void                bonobo_arg_to_gvalue                (GValue *value,
                                                         const BonoboArg *arg);

Maps a BonoboArg to a GtkArg; a must point to a blank GtkArg.

value :

pointer to a blank GValue

arg :

the BonoboArg to copy

bonobo_arg_type_to_gtype ()

GType               bonobo_arg_type_to_gtype            (BonoboArgType id);

This maps a BonoboArgType to a GType

id :

the BonoboArgType

Returns :

the mapped type or 0 on failure

bonobo_arg_is_equal ()

gboolean            bonobo_arg_is_equal                 (const BonoboArg *a,
                                                         const BonoboArg *b,
                                                         CORBA_Environment *opt_ev);

Compares two BonoboArg's for equivalence; will return TRUE if equivalent for all simple cases. For Object references CORBA sometimes denies 2 object references are equivalent even if they are [ this is a feature_not_bug ].

This function is commutative.

a :

a bonobo arg

b :

another bonobo arg

opt_ev :

optional exception environment or NULL.

Returns :

TRUE if a == b

bonobo_arg_type_is_equal ()

gboolean            bonobo_arg_type_is_equal            (BonoboArgType a,
                                                         BonoboArgType b,
                                                         CORBA_Environment *opt_ev);

This compares two BonoboArgType's in a and b. The opt_ev is an optional CORBA_Environment for exceptions, or NULL. This function is commutative.

a :

a type code

b :

a type code

opt_ev :

optional exception environment or NULL.

Returns :

TRUE if equal, FALSE if different
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