plugin-plugin communication :was Re: fileselector plugin

Sandy Meier smeier at
Wed Aug 22 17:02:46 UTC 2001

Am Dienstag, 21. August 2001 20:36 schrieben Sie:
> > - do you think it will be possible to have ctags as a global
> > component of the
> > IDE, like core(), project() or classStore() ?
> I dont think that will be necessary.
Yes, but I think in the long run we will need direct communication between 
plugins. With this you can implement powerful things for really every 
situation. I think a method 
KDevPart* KDevCore::getRunningPluginByName(QString name) should do the job 
or? If the plugin is available and running it will return the pointer and you 
can call pluginsspecific function otherwise it will return 0.  What do you 


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