Distributed Objects Support

Enable communication among objects in different processes, both locally and on remote systems.

Topics

Legacy

protocol NSMachPortDelegate

An interface for handling incoming Mach messages.

class NSMachPort

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

class MessagePort

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

protocol PortDelegate

An interface for handling incoming messages.

class PortMessage

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

class NSProtocolChecker

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

See Also

Legacy

Objective-C Garbage Collection

Interface with the legacy garbage collection system.