Hive User's Guide


Table of Contents
Preface: Fair Warning of Incomplete Docs
1. Status of Hive
An Important Note about Security
2. Getting Started With Hive
Prerequisites
Installing Hive from Binary
Playing Around with Hive
3. Compiling the Hive Distribution
Special notes for Windows
4. A User's Guide to Hive Agent Lifecycles
What is a lifecycle?
The methods of the Hive lifecycle
AgentImpl()
AgentImpl.doLocalSetup()
AgentImpl.doBehavior()
AgentImp.onDying()
AgentImpl.onMoving()
AgentImpl.doLocalCleanup()
5. Coalescing Agent State Monitoring in Hive
Problems with individual agent-level state maintainence
Implementation of the AgentMonitoringAgent
Current functions of the ServerEventInfoAgent
AgentMonitoringAgent requirements
Function prototyping
6. Sending commands to a Hive cell
Justification for a CellControlAgent