[ndnSIM] Communication between Strategy subclass and Policy subclasses

John Baugh jpbaugh at umich.edu
Sat Jan 14 20:55:23 PST 2017


I'm aware of the getStrategy() member function in the
StrategyChoiceHelper.  It returns a Name object, not a Strategy object.

Obviously, the strategy would be for a particular node.  I need it for my
router node.

If you have an alternative to this, I'd be very happy to entertain the
idea.  If there was a different "afterReceiveInterest" somewhere else, I
would be very pleased to use it, but I apparently need the one in the



On Sat, Jan 14, 2017 at 10:42 PM, John Baugh <jpbaugh at umich.edu> wrote:

> Greetings ndnSIM friends,
> I need a way to communicate between the Strategy and Policy subclasses.  I
> am creating a custom Strategy, and a custom Policy subclass.  I need
> information about the interests coming in, which will affect decisions that
> the Policy makes.  So, it stands to reason that I will need some sort of
> communication between the two.
> To do this, my idea is to obtain a reference/pointer to each, and then to
> have a custom method in one (or both) of the classes to setStrategy or
> setPolicy so that I can maintain an internal reference (using aggregation.)
> So, for the Policy, I can call getPolicy on the Content Store.
> But what about the Strategy object?  Is there a way to obtain this?
> Either way it seems I'd need a reference to both.
> Thanks,
> John
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