netwerk/base/nsIIOService.idl
author Florian Quèze <florian@queze.net>
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:27:24 +0100
changeset 328549 52f8121f00650836089d6f309aee266c7b5f878d
parent 318312 5c0780a3a6cb086946c029404ead160f866010e0
child 357226 bae6dd0500bcc5ba62efcd3dd54b8e525e7aa82b
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 1329182 - Make newURI's last two parameters optional, r=mcmanus.

/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 2; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */
/* This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
 * License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
 * file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/. */

#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIProtocolHandler;
interface nsIChannel;
interface nsIURI;
interface nsIFile;
interface nsIDOMNode;
interface nsIPrincipal;
interface nsILoadInfo;

/**
 * nsIIOService provides a set of network utility functions.  This interface
 * duplicates many of the nsIProtocolHandler methods in a protocol handler
 * independent way (e.g., NewURI inspects the scheme in order to delegate
 * creation of the new URI to the appropriate protocol handler).  nsIIOService
 * also provides a set of URL parsing utility functions.  These are provided
 * as a convenience to the programmer and in some cases to improve performance
 * by eliminating intermediate data structures and interfaces.
 */
[scriptable, uuid(4286de5a-b2ea-446f-8f70-e2a461f42694)]
interface nsIIOService : nsISupports
{
    /**
     * Returns a protocol handler for a given URI scheme.
     *
     * @param aScheme the URI scheme
     * @return reference to corresponding nsIProtocolHandler
     */
    nsIProtocolHandler getProtocolHandler(in string aScheme);

    /**
     * Returns the protocol flags for a given scheme.
     *
     * @param aScheme the URI scheme
     * @return value of corresponding nsIProtocolHandler::protocolFlags
     */
    unsigned long getProtocolFlags(in string aScheme);

    /**
     * This method constructs a new URI by determining the scheme of the
     * URI spec, and then delegating the construction of the URI to the
     * protocol handler for that scheme. QueryInterface can be used on
     * the resulting URI object to obtain a more specific type of URI.
     *
     * @see nsIProtocolHandler::newURI
     */
    nsIURI newURI(in AUTF8String aSpec,
                  [optional] in string aOriginCharset,
                  [optional] in nsIURI aBaseURI);

    /**
     * This method constructs a new URI from a nsIFile.
     *
     * @param aFile specifies the file path
     * @return reference to a new nsIURI object
     *
     * Note: in the future, for perf reasons we should allow 
     * callers to specify whether this is a file or directory by
     * splitting this  into newDirURI() and newActualFileURI().
     */
    nsIURI newFileURI(in nsIFile aFile);

    /**
     * Creates a channel for a given URI.
     *
     * @param aURI
     *        nsIURI from which to make a channel
     * @param aLoadingNode
     * @param aLoadingPrincipal
     * @param aTriggeringPrincipal
     * @param aSecurityFlags
     * @param aContentPolicyType
     *        These will be used as values for the nsILoadInfo object on the
     *        created channel. For details, see nsILoadInfo in nsILoadInfo.idl
     * @return reference to the new nsIChannel object
     *
     * Please note, if you provide both a loadingNode and a loadingPrincipal,
     * then loadingPrincipal must be equal to loadingNode->NodePrincipal().
     * But less error prone is to just supply a loadingNode.
     *
     * Keep in mind that URIs coming from a webpage should *never* use the
     * systemPrincipal as the loadingPrincipal.
     */
    nsIChannel newChannelFromURI2(in nsIURI aURI,
                                  in nsIDOMNode aLoadingNode,
                                  in nsIPrincipal aLoadingPrincipal,
                                  in nsIPrincipal aTriggeringPrincipal,
                                  in unsigned long aSecurityFlags,
                                  in unsigned long aContentPolicyType);

    /**
     * Equivalent to newChannelFromURI2(aURI, aLoadingNode, ...)
     */
    nsIChannel newChannelFromURIWithLoadInfo(in nsIURI aURI,
                                             in nsILoadInfo aLoadInfo);

    /**
     * Equivalent to newChannelFromURI2(newURI(...))
     */
    nsIChannel newChannel2(in AUTF8String aSpec,
                           in string aOriginCharset,
                           in nsIURI aBaseURI,
                           in nsIDOMNode aLoadingNode,
                           in nsIPrincipal aLoadingPrincipal,
                           in nsIPrincipal aTriggeringPrincipal,
                           in unsigned long aSecurityFlags,
                           in unsigned long aContentPolicyType);

    /**
     * ***** DEPRECATED *****
     * Please use NewChannelFromURI2()
     *
     * Creates a channel for a given URI.
     *
     * @param aURI nsIURI from which to make a channel
     * @return reference to the new nsIChannel object
     */
    nsIChannel newChannelFromURI(in nsIURI aURI);

    /**
     * ***** DEPRECATED *****
     * Please use newChannel2().
     *
     * Equivalent to newChannelFromURI(newURI(...))
     */
    nsIChannel newChannel(in AUTF8String aSpec,
                          in string aOriginCharset,
                          in nsIURI aBaseURI);


    /**
     * Returns true if networking is in "offline" mode. When in offline mode, 
     * attempts to access the network will fail (although this does not 
     * necessarily correlate with whether there is actually a network 
     * available -- that's hard to detect without causing the dialer to 
     * come up).
     *
     * Changing this fires observer notifications ... see below.
     */
    attribute boolean offline;

    /**
     * Returns false if there are no interfaces for a network request
     */
    readonly attribute boolean connectivity;

    /**
     * Checks if a port number is banned. This involves consulting a list of
     * unsafe ports, corresponding to network services that may be easily
     * exploitable. If the given port is considered unsafe, then the protocol
     * handler (corresponding to aScheme) will be asked whether it wishes to
     * override the IO service's decision to block the port. This gives the
     * protocol handler ultimate control over its own security policy while
     * ensuring reasonable, default protection.
     *
     * @see nsIProtocolHandler::allowPort
     */
    boolean allowPort(in long aPort, in string aScheme);

    /**
     * Utility to extract the scheme from a URL string, consistently and
     * according to spec (see RFC 2396).
     *
     * NOTE: Most URL parsing is done via nsIURI, and in fact the scheme
     * can also be extracted from a URL string via nsIURI.  This method
     * is provided purely as an optimization.
     *
     * @param aSpec the URL string to parse
     * @return URL scheme
     *
     * @throws NS_ERROR_MALFORMED_URI if URL string is not of the right form.
     */
    ACString extractScheme(in AUTF8String urlString);
};

%{C++
/**
 * We send notifications through nsIObserverService with topic
 * NS_IOSERVICE_GOING_OFFLINE_TOPIC and data NS_IOSERVICE_OFFLINE
 * when 'offline' has changed from false to true, and we are about
 * to shut down network services such as DNS. When those
 * services have been shut down, we send a notification with
 * topic NS_IOSERVICE_OFFLINE_STATUS_TOPIC and data
 * NS_IOSERVICE_OFFLINE.
 *
 * When 'offline' changes from true to false, then after
 * network services have been restarted, we send a notification
 * with topic NS_IOSERVICE_OFFLINE_STATUS_TOPIC and data
 * NS_IOSERVICE_ONLINE.
 */
#define NS_IOSERVICE_GOING_OFFLINE_TOPIC  "network:offline-about-to-go-offline"
#define NS_IOSERVICE_OFFLINE_STATUS_TOPIC "network:offline-status-changed"
#define NS_IOSERVICE_OFFLINE              "offline"
#define NS_IOSERVICE_ONLINE               "online"

%}

[builtinclass, uuid(6633c0bf-d97a-428f-8ece-cb6a655fb95a)]
interface nsIIOServiceInternal : nsISupports
{
    /**
     * This is an internal method that should only be called from ContentChild
     * in order to pass the connectivity state from the chrome process to the
     * content process. It throws if called outside the content process.
     */
    void SetConnectivity(in boolean connectivity);

    /**
     * An internal method to asynchronously run our notifications that happen
     * when we wake from sleep
     */
    void NotifyWakeup();
};