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bug #28475: A plugin based architecture for functions

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Mon 04 Jan 2010 07:47:06 AM UTC  
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  Enhancement
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open
Component Version:  None Operating System:  None
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Mon 04 Jan 2010 10:03:58 AM UTC, comment #1:

I would like to second this - would love to be able to add string lowercase (with good performance) and md5sum and $(equals a,b) and some kind of integer arithmetic functions. This is without the penalty of having to provide a custom version of GNU make.

Timothy N Murphy <tnmurphy>
Mon 04 Jan 2010 07:47:06 AM UTC, original submission:

A nice feature would be to have a a dynamic plugin based architecture,for user based functions.

An example is that a command line argument can cause the load of a library at runtime, say a .so file, with predefined structure.

The plugin can now export to make a list of functions that it provides, which will be available in gnu-make as built in functions.

This should not be very difficult to implement too (i guess :) ), but the possibilities it creates are really enormous.



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