Plugins are a simple yet powerful way to extend the functionality provided by Core Lightning. They are subprocesses that are started by the main
lightningd daemon and can interact with
lightningd in a variety of ways:
- Command line option passthrough allows plugins to register their own command line options that are exposed through
lightningdso that only the main process needs to be configured. Option values are not remembered when a plugin is stopped or killed, but can be passed as parameters to [
- JSON-RPC command passthrough adds a way for plugins to add their own commands to the JSON-RPC interface.
- Event stream subscriptions provide plugins with a push-based notification mechanism about events from the
- Hooks are a primitive that allows plugins to be notified about internal events in
lightningdand alter its behavior or inject custom behaviors.
Updated 8 months ago