netwerk/base/nsIStreamLoader.idl
author Wes Kocher <wkocher@mozilla.com>
Fri, 12 May 2017 18:24:42 -0700
changeset 358155 d7711b69b0136381c4da5cd292619d514ffee1ee
parent 242891 47947bd5ebed09603734c6177c0eda96016352a5
permissions -rw-r--r--
Backed out changeset 95ff98f1c2e5 (bug 1319111) for talos failures a=backout MozReview-Commit-ID: Gs09moFm5rQ

/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- */
/* 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
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#include "nsIStreamListener.idl"

interface nsIRequest;
interface nsIStreamLoader;

[scriptable, uuid(359F7990-D4E9-11d3-A1A5-0050041CAF44)]
interface nsIStreamLoaderObserver : nsISupports
{
    /**
     * Called when the entire stream has been loaded.
     *
     * @param loader the stream loader that loaded the stream.
     * @param ctxt the context parameter of the underlying channel
     * @param status the status of the underlying channel
     * @param resultLength the length of the data loaded
     * @param result the data
     *
     * This method will always be called asynchronously by the
     * nsIStreamLoader involved, on the thread that called the
     * loader's init() method.
     *
     * If the observer wants to take over responsibility for the
     * data buffer (result), it returns NS_SUCCESS_ADOPTED_DATA
     * in place of NS_OK as its success code. The loader will then
     * "forget" about the data and not free() it after
     * onStreamComplete() returns; observer must call free()
     * when the data is no longer required.
     */
    void onStreamComplete(in nsIStreamLoader loader,
                          in nsISupports ctxt,
                          in nsresult status,
                          in unsigned long resultLength,
                          [const,array,size_is(resultLength)] in octet result);
};

/**
 * Asynchronously loads a channel into a memory buffer.
 *
 * To use this interface, first call init() with a nsIStreamLoaderObserver
 * that will be notified when the data has been loaded. Then call asyncOpen()
 * on the channel with the nsIStreamLoader as the listener. The context
 * argument in the asyncOpen() call will be passed to the onStreamComplete()
 * callback.
 *
 * XXX define behaviour for sizes >4 GB
 */
[scriptable, uuid(323bcff1-7513-4e1f-a541-1c9213c2ed1b)]
interface nsIStreamLoader : nsIStreamListener
{
    /**
     * Initialize this stream loader, and start loading the data.
     *
     * @param aStreamObserver
     *        An observer that will be notified when the data is complete.
     * @param aRequestObserver
     *        An optional observer that will be notified when the request
     *        has started or stopped.
     */
    void init(in nsIStreamLoaderObserver aStreamObserver,
              [optional] in nsIRequestObserver aRequestObserver);

    /**
     * Gets the number of bytes read so far.
     */
    readonly attribute unsigned long numBytesRead;

    /**
     * Gets the request that loaded this file.
     * null after the request has finished loading.
     */
    readonly attribute nsIRequest request;
};