5.22 Plug-in loading and instantiation API
Plug-in instantiation is similar to simulation instantiation but with the following differences:
- Plug-ins can be instantiated more than once. When
plugin_instantiate() is called on a plug-in factory, it creates an instance of the plug-in. The same factory instance can be used to create multiple instances of the plug-in with the same or different parameter values.
- The parameter names that are given by
are not hierarchical, but are relative to the plug-in instance. They are the
same as the parameter names returned by calling
resource_getList() on the plug-in instance.
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