Remote Host

by Gael Fraiteur on 26 Nov 2006

I wrote in the previous post that PostSharp now offers more possibilities for the host to customize the execution process, for instance phased execution and events. In order to enable it, we missed a functionality: to be able to run host code in the PostSharp application domain, not only in the host AppDomain.

This is the role of the new concept of local host. The local host is an object that resides in the PostSharp application domain between the PostSharpObject and the host object residing in the host application domain (IPostSharpHost). The whole communication between the PostSharpObject and the remote host now goes through the local host. We provide a default implementation in the PostSharpLocalHost class, but you can override it and pass your own implementation using the LocalHostImplementation property of the PostSharpObjectSettings object.