File:  [mozdev] / protozilla / ipc / public / nsIPipeListener.idl
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Sat May 11 07:03:23 2002 UTC (17 years, 7 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
Major changes leading to IPC version 1.0

/*
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 * 
 * The Initial Developer of the Original Code is Ramalingam Saravanan.
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 * Copyright (C) 2000 Ramalingam Saravanan. All Rights Reserved.
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#include "nsIStreamListener.idl"

%{C++
#include "IPCProcess.h"
#include "nsString.h"

#define NS_PIPELISTENER_CLASSNAME "IPC PipeListener"
#define NS_PIPELISTENER_CONTRACTID "@mozilla.org/process/pipe-listener;1"
%}
     
/* nsIPipeListener provides a StreamListener sink.
 * It's implementations should be thread-safe.
 */

[ptr] native IPCFileDescStar(IPCFileDesc);

[scriptable, uuid(8431e1d0-7ab1-11d4-8f02-006008948af5)]
interface nsIPipeListener : nsIStreamListener
{
  /**
   * Observes any asynchronous request associated with console.
   * (E.g., when console is used to capture stdout from
   *  nsIPipeTransport.execAsync)
   */
  void observe(in nsIRequestObserver observer, in nsISupports ctxt);

  /**
   * true if console pipe thread is joinable
   */
  readonly attribute boolean joinable;

  /**
   * Close input pipe and blocks for console logging thread to terminate,
   * ensuring that all data already written to the console pipe is available
   * for reading from console buffer.
   */
  void join();

  /**
   * Shuts down listener (without blocking).
   * Any data already written to the input pipe is discarded.
   */
  void shutdown();

  /**
   * Accesses buffer data as a string of arbitrary bytes,
   * including NUL characters.
   */
  void getByteData(out unsigned long count,
                   [retval, size_is(count)] out string data);

  /**
   * True if data has been lost (i.e., getByteData does not return all data)
   */
  readonly attribute boolean overflowed;

  /**
   * Writes string
   */
  void write(in string str);

  /**
   * Writes byte buffer
   */
  [noscript] void writeBuf(in string buf, in unsigned long count);

  /**
   * Returns pipe file descriptor associated with listener.
   */
  [noscript] IPCFileDescStar GetFileDesc();

};

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