The core giFT components are distributed standard with the release
tarballs. They are listed here simply for documentation purposes.
This is the central component for the giFT framework.
giftd is responsible for loading and
executing network plugins, handling the remote interface
protocol, managing searches, file exchanges, and other critical
activities that exist above the network protocols themselves.
In other words, giftd is the giFT
Support and utility library for giftd
and giFT network plugins. This library is essentially a
grab bag of tools, data structures, and common functionality
needed by, and found in, most large C projects. While it is
only critical for giftd, it can be
a very useful tool to aid in developing user interfaces and
other giFT-related utilities. The source is heavily documented
with the doxygen tool