[Freeswitch-dev] How to invoke Freeswitch APIs from other modules

Anthony Minessale anthony.minessale at gmail.com
Fri Jan 17 03:56:06 MSK 2014

Do you just want to run a command from your C mod?

switch_stream_handle_t stream = { 0 };


switch_api_execute("show", "channels", NULL, &stream);
printf("result: %s\n", (char *) stream.data);

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 5:22 PM, Peter Hillier <peterhillier at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I am working on a pet project in order to become more familiar with
> Freeswitch. I have added my own module and APIs successfully, but am stuck
> when it comes to communicating with the other modules in Freeswitch. I see
> that other modules "export" functionality via APIs, but am not sure how,
> from within a C software routine in another Freeswitch module, that I
> should invoke this functionality.
> More specifically I want to call the sofia module API to flush all
> internal registrations (flush_inbound_reg) when some condition is triggered
> in my module. This module is written in C code, and I have googled my
> brains out trying to find an example of how to do this. Which is better:
> mod_event_socket. mod? xml_curl? RPC?   I cannot seem to find any examples
> of how to create events in C (e.g. what parameters need to be specified),
> and what is the best solution for local communications.
> I could modify my local copy of sofia to provide direct calls, but I
> prefer to understand how this is intended to be done with the existing
> tools. I have the feeling I am missing something simple and would
> appreciate any pointers that anyone can provide.
> Thanks,
> Peter
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