[c-lightning] Plugins/passthrough for next version?

René Pickhardt r.pickhardt at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 26 21:31:47 AEST 2018

Hey Rusty,

just to make this clear. You mean if I build an a (solid and good working)
"lib-autopilot" in python with a basic command line API this would be
included to the c code?

best Rene

On Sun, Aug 26, 2018 at 1:07 PM Rusty Russell <rusty at rustcorp.com.au> wrote:

> Hi all,
>         With 0.6.1 rc1 tagged, it's time to look forward.  One area
> which needs work is making payments and automation: we do pretty well as
> a server, but we're lagging as an actual wallet.
> To that end, I want to add "plugins", which the lightning-cli or
> lightningd itself would pass through.  These could do their own
> communication with c-lightning in the background).
> The first would be "pay" which really doesn't need to be part of
> lightningd (and is quite complex and growing more so); the lower-level
> commands should be (made?) sufficient.  Another could be an autopilot,
> which would connect and manage connections.  More custom ones should be
> encouraged, too.
> There's no reason these need be in C, either.  They'll need some support
> to access commandline/config file options and other details, but that
> can be easily implemented.
> Feedback welcome!
> Rusty.
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