File:  [mozdev] / protozilla / ipc / public / nsIIPCBuffer.idl
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Wed May 22 05:27:53 2002 UTC (17 years, 6 months ago) by saravn
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CVS tags: ipc-1-0-3, ipc-1-0-2, ipc-1-0-1, ipc-1-0-0-branch-for-mozilla-trunk, ipc-1-0-0-2, ipc-1-0-0-1, ipc-1-0-0, ipc-0-99-63, ipc-0-99-62, ipc-0-99-60, HEAD
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/*
 * The contents of this file are subject to the Mozilla Public
 * License Version 1.1 (the "MPL"); you may not use this file
 * except in compliance with the MPL. You may obtain a copy of
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 * 
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 * 
 * The Original Code is protoZilla.
 * 
 * The Initial Developer of the Original Code is Ramalingam Saravanan.
 * Portions created by Ramalingam Saravanan <svn@xmlterm.org> are
 * Copyright (C) 2000 Ramalingam Saravanan. All Rights Reserved.
 * 
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 * 
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 */

#include "nsIPipeListener.idl"

interface nsIURI;
interface nsIRunnable;
interface nsIRequestObserver;

%{C++
#define NS_IPCBUFFER_CLASSNAME "IPC Buffer"
#define NS_IPCBUFFER_CONTRACTID "@mozilla.org/process/ipc-buffer;1"
     
#define NS_IPCBUFFER_CID                         \
{ /* 8431e1c1-7ab1-11d4-8f02-006008948af5 */     \
   0x8431e1c1, 0x7ab1, 0x11d4,                   \
{0x8f, 0x02, 0x00, 0x60, 0x08, 0x94, 0x8a, 0xf5} }

%}

/* nsIIPCBuffer is an interface to a byte buffer.
 * It is thread-safe, i.e.,it may be called from any thread. It uses a
 * monitor to ensure data integrity.
 */

[scriptable, uuid(8431e1c0-7ab1-11d4-8f02-006008948af5)]
interface nsIIPCBuffer : nsIPipeListener
{
  /**
   * Opens byte buffer
   *
   */

  void open(in unsigned long maxBytes, in boolean overflowFile);

  /**
   * Loads an URI into the console buffer (use instead of the open method)
   * @param aURI        URI to be loaded
   *
   * @param maxBytes    maximum number of bytes to be read
   *                    (maxBytes == -1 => unlimited buffer size)
   *
   * @param synchronous determines whether to load synchronously
   */
  void openURI(in nsIURI aURI, in long maxBytes, in boolean synchronous,
               in nsIRequestObserver observer, in nsISupports ctxt);

  /**
   * Opens an input stream to access buffer data;
   * should be called only after the OnStopRequest call to streamListener.
   * Note: On closing the stream, the buffer will be cleared
   */
  nsIInputStream openInputStream();

  /**
   * Returns data from buffer
   * (as a NUL-terminated string)
   */
  string getData();

  /**
   * True if onStopRequest method of StreamListener has been invoked
   */
  readonly attribute boolean stopped;

  /**
   * Count of total bytes in buffer (or overflow file)
   */
  readonly attribute unsigned long totalBytes;
};


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