ecal.core.service module

Module that contains the ecal server/client interface.

class ecal.core.service.Client(service_name)

Bases: object

eCAL client

add_response_callback(callback)

add response callback to client

Parameters

callback – the response callback function (f(service_info, response))

call_method(method_name, request)

call a method of the service

Parameters
  • method_name (string) – the method name to call

  • request – the request argument for the method

destroy()

destroy server

rem_response_callback(method_name)

remove response callback from client

set_hostname(host_name)

set host name of the service

Parameters

host_name (string) – the host name the service is running on

class ecal.core.service.Server(service_name)

Bases: object

eCAL server

add_method_callback(method_name, req_type, resp_type, callback)

add method callback to server

Parameters
  • method_name (string) – the name of method to add

  • req_type – the type of the method request (optional)

  • resp_type – the type of the method response (optional)

  • callback – the method callback function (response = f(method_name, req_type, resp_type, request))

destroy()

destroy server

rem_method_callback(method_name)

remove method callback from server

Parameters

method_name (string) – the name of method to add