File:  [mozdev] / protozilla / ipc / public / nsIPipeConsole.idl
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Sat May 11 07:03:23 2002 UTC (17 years, 7 months ago) by saravn
Branches: MAIN
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
Major changes leading to IPC version 1.0

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#include "nsIPipeListener.idl"

interface nsIRunnable;
interface nsIRequestObserver;

%{C++
#define NS_PIPECONSOLE_CLASSNAME "Pipe Console"
#define NS_PIPECONSOLE_CONTRACTID "@mozilla.org/process/pipe-console;1"
     
#define NS_PIPECONSOLE_CID                       \
{ /* 8431e141-7ab1-11d4-8f02-006008948af5 */     \
   0x8431e141, 0x7ab1, 0x11d4,                   \
{0x8f, 0x02, 0x00, 0x60, 0x08, 0x94, 0x8a, 0xf5} }

%}

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

[scriptable, uuid(8431e140-7ab1-11d4-8f02-006008948af5)]
interface nsIPipeConsole : nsIPipeListener
{
  /**
   * Opens console logging buffer
   *
   * @param maxRows number of lines displayed in console (>= 0)
   *
   * @param maxCols number of columns in console (0 for unlimited)
   */

  void open(in long maxRows, in long maxCols, in boolean joinable);

  /* Has value true if console has new output since last
   * call to getNewData or getData
   */
  boolean hasNewData();

  /**
   * Returns newly appended output from console buffer
   * (as a NUL-terminated string)
   */
  string getNewData();

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


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