netwerk/base/nsIThreadRetargetableRequest.idl
author Atul Kumar <atkr.oss@gmail.com>
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:46:16 -0700
changeset 248115 fcfdee109765d38d65a680307975620173f5007c
parent 224865 4ec37503ea6a752baf92e053ede5f0ff7750ff36
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 1136301 - Null check for mCert->slot added in destructorSafeDestroyNSSReference & MarkForPermDeletion. Formatting update in MarkForPermDeletion. r=keeler

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#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIEventTarget;

/**
 * nsIThreadRetargetableRequest
 *
 * Should be implemented by requests that support retargeting delivery of
 * data off the main thread.
 */
[uuid(27b84c48-5a73-4ba4-a8a4-8b5e649a145e)]
interface nsIThreadRetargetableRequest : nsISupports
{
  /**
   * Called to retarget delivery of OnDataAvailable to another thread. Should
   * only be called before AsyncOpen for nsIWebsocketChannels, or during
   * OnStartRequest for nsIChannels.
   * Note: For nsIChannels, OnStartRequest and OnStopRequest will still be
   * delivered on the main thread.
   *
   * @param aNewTarget New event target, e.g. thread or threadpool.
   *
   * Note: no return value is given. If the retargeting cannot be handled,
   * normal delivery to the main thread will continue. As such, listeners
   * should be ready to deal with OnDataAvailable on either the main thread or
   * the new target thread.
   */
  void retargetDeliveryTo(in nsIEventTarget aNewTarget);
};