12 Feb 2003 Lehrig   » (Apprentice)

I'am new to advogato.
My background is scientific. Thus I also work with OpenVMS. My experience is, that there is little software that is really portable. I mean, it runs not only on Linux/Unix but also on OpenVMS, Windows, Mac ...
For GUI purposes I use Qt http://www.trolltech.com which is really portable.
But for the low level there seems to be nothing (Sockets, Mailboxes, Pipes, Threads, Fifos, Shared Memory, Time, ...).
As addon to my project http://pvbrowser.org I have tried to develop such a library http://pvbrowser.sourceforge.net/manual/rllib/ .

  • currently it is only for internal use
  • it is written in C/C++
  • some people miss the use of STL
  • just look to the doxygen docu (the source is included)
  • the library is just meant as a base for discussion
  • the licensing is not clear jet (may be LGPL)

    What I'am searching for, are people who are interested in portable programming. Who would be willing to cooperate in creating a real portable library for low level functions in C/C++ ? If such a library already exists, please tell me ?
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