love / src / common / Module.h

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#include "runtime.h"
#include "Exception.h"
#include "Object.h"

namespace love
 * Abstract superclass for all modules.
class Module : public Object

	 * Destructor.
	virtual ~Module() {};

	 * Gets the name of the module. This is used in case of errors
	 * and other messages.
	 * @return The full name of the module, eg.
	virtual const char *getName() const = 0;

	 * Add module to internal registry. To be used /only/ in
	 * runtime.cpp:luax_register_module()
	 * @param instance The module instance.
	static void registerInstance(Module *instance);

	 * Retrieve module instance from internal registry. May return NULL
	 * if module not registered.
	 * @param name The full name of the module.
	 * @returns Module instance of NULL if the module is not registered.
	static Module *getInstance(const char *name);

}; // Module

} // love

#endif // LOVE_MODULE_H