Class

NSMachBootstrapServer

A port name server that takes and returns Mach port objects.

Overview

Port removal functionality is not supported in NSMachBootstrapServer; if you want to cancel a service, you have to destroy the port (invalidate the NSMachPort given to registerPort:name:).

Topics

Getting the Server Object

sharedInstance

Returns the shared instance of the bootstrap server.

Looking up Ports

portForName:

Looks up and returns the port registered under the specified name on the local host.

portForName:host:

Looks up and returns the port registered under the specified name.

servicePortWithName:

Looks up and returns the port for the vended service that is registered under the specified name.

Registering Ports

registerPort:name:

Registers a port with a specified name.

Relationships

Inherits From

See Also

Legacy

NSMachPortDelegate

An interface for handling incoming Mach messages.

NSConnectionDelegate

An interface for interacting with low-level, interprocess connections.

Deprecated
NSConnection

An object that manages the communication between objects in different threads or between a thread and a process running on a local or remote system.

Deprecated
NSDistantObject

A proxy for objects in other applications or threads.

Deprecated
NSDistantObjectRequest

An object used by the distributed objects system to help handle invocations between different processes.

Deprecated
NSMachPort

A port that can be used as an endpoint for distributed object connections (or raw messaging).

NSMessagePort

A port that can be used as an endpoint for distributed object connections (or raw messaging).

NSMessagePortNameServer

A server takes and returns message ports.

Deprecated
NSPortCoder

A coder used to transmit object proxies (and sometimes objects themselves) between connections.

Deprecated
NSPortDelegate

An interface for handling incoming messages.

NSPortMessage

A low-level, operating system-independent type for inter-application (and inter-thread) messages.

NSPortNameServer

An object-oriented interface to the port registration service used by the distributed objects system.

Deprecated
NSProtocolChecker

An object that restricts the messages that can be sent to another object (referred to as the checker’s delegate).

NSSocketPortNameServer

A port name server that takes and returns socket ports.

Deprecated