xpcom/build/nsXPCOM.h
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#ifndef nsXPCOM_h__
#define nsXPCOM_h__

/* Map frozen functions to private symbol names if not using strict API. */
#ifdef MOZILLA_INTERNAL_API
# define NS_InitXPCOM2               NS_InitXPCOM2_P
# define NS_ShutdownXPCOM            NS_ShutdownXPCOM_P
# define NS_GetServiceManager        NS_GetServiceManager_P
# define NS_GetComponentManager      NS_GetComponentManager_P
# define NS_GetComponentRegistrar    NS_GetComponentRegistrar_P
# define NS_GetMemoryManager         NS_GetMemoryManager_P
# define NS_NewLocalFile             NS_NewLocalFile_P
# define NS_NewNativeLocalFile       NS_NewNativeLocalFile_P
# define NS_GetDebug                 NS_GetDebug_P
# define NS_GetTraceRefcnt           NS_GetTraceRefcnt_P
# define NS_Alloc                    NS_Alloc_P
# define NS_Realloc                  NS_Realloc_P
# define NS_Free                     NS_Free_P
# define NS_DebugBreak               NS_DebugBreak_P
# define NS_LogInit                  NS_LogInit_P
# define NS_LogTerm                  NS_LogTerm_P
# define NS_LogAddRef                NS_LogAddRef_P
# define NS_LogRelease               NS_LogRelease_P
# define NS_LogCtor                  NS_LogCtor_P
# define NS_LogDtor                  NS_LogDtor_P
# define NS_LogCOMPtrAddRef          NS_LogCOMPtrAddRef_P
# define NS_LogCOMPtrRelease         NS_LogCOMPtrRelease_P
# define NS_CycleCollectorSuspect    NS_CycleCollectorSuspect_P
# define NS_CycleCollectorForget     NS_CycleCollectorForget_P
# define NS_CycleCollectorSuspect2   NS_CycleCollectorSuspect2_P
# define NS_CycleCollectorForget2    NS_CycleCollectorForget2_P
#endif

#include "nscore.h"
#include "nsXPCOMCID.h"

#ifdef __cplusplus
#define DECL_CLASS(c) class c
#define DECL_STRUCT(c) struct c
#else
#define DECL_CLASS(c) typedef struct c c
#define DECL_STRUCT(c) typedef struct c c
#endif

DECL_CLASS(nsAString);
DECL_CLASS(nsACString);

DECL_CLASS(nsISupports);
DECL_CLASS(nsIModule);
DECL_CLASS(nsIComponentManager);
DECL_CLASS(nsIComponentRegistrar);
DECL_CLASS(nsIServiceManager);
DECL_CLASS(nsIFile);
DECL_CLASS(nsILocalFile);
DECL_CLASS(nsIDirectoryServiceProvider);
DECL_CLASS(nsIMemory);
DECL_CLASS(nsIDebug);
DECL_CLASS(nsITraceRefcnt);
DECL_STRUCT(nsPurpleBufferEntry);

#ifdef __cplusplus
namespace mozilla {
struct Module;
}
#endif

/**
 * Initialises XPCOM. You must call one of the NS_InitXPCOM methods
 * before proceeding to use xpcom. The one exception is that you may
 * call NS_NewLocalFile to create a nsIFile.
 * 
 * @note Use <CODE>NS_NewLocalFile</CODE> or <CODE>NS_NewNativeLocalFile</CODE> 
 *       to create the file object you supply as the bin directory path in this
 *       call. The function may be safely called before the rest of XPCOM or 
 *       embedding has been initialised.
 *
 * @param result           The service manager.  You may pass null.
 *
 * @param binDirectory     The directory containing the component
 *                         registry and runtime libraries;
 *                         or use <CODE>nsnull</CODE> to use the working
 *                         directory.
 *
 * @param appFileLocationProvider The object to be used by Gecko that specifies
 *                         to Gecko where to find profiles, the component
 *                         registry preferences and so on; or use
 *                         <CODE>nsnull</CODE> for the default behaviour.
 *
 * @see NS_NewLocalFile
 * @see nsILocalFile
 * @see nsIDirectoryServiceProvider
 *
 * @return NS_OK for success;
 *         NS_ERROR_NOT_INITIALIZED if static globals were not initialized,
 *         which can happen if XPCOM is reloaded, but did not completly
 *         shutdown. Other error codes indicate a failure during
 *         initialisation.
 */
XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_InitXPCOM2(nsIServiceManager* *result, 
              nsIFile* binDirectory,
              nsIDirectoryServiceProvider* appFileLocationProvider);

/**
 * Shutdown XPCOM. You must call this method after you are finished
 * using xpcom. 
 *
 * @param servMgr           The service manager which was returned by NS_InitXPCOM.
 *                          This will release servMgr.  You may pass null.
 *
 * @return NS_OK for success;
 *         other error codes indicate a failure during initialisation.
 *
 */
XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_ShutdownXPCOM(nsIServiceManager* servMgr);


/**
 * Public Method to access to the service manager.
 * 
 * @param result Interface pointer to the service manager 
 *
 * @return NS_OK for success;
 *         other error codes indicate a failure during initialisation.
 *
 */
XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_GetServiceManager(nsIServiceManager* *result);

/**
 * Public Method to access to the component manager.
 * 
 * @param result Interface pointer to the service 
 *
 * @return NS_OK for success;
 *         other error codes indicate a failure during initialisation.
 *
 */
XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_GetComponentManager(nsIComponentManager* *result);


/**
 * Public Method to access to the component registration manager.
 *
 * @param result Interface pointer to the service
 *
 * @return NS_OK for success;
 *         other error codes indicate a failure during initialisation.
 *
 */
XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_GetComponentRegistrar(nsIComponentRegistrar* *result);

/**
 * Public Method to access to the memory manager.  See nsIMemory
 * 
 * @param result Interface pointer to the memory manager 
 *
 * @return NS_OK for success;
 *         other error codes indicate a failure during initialisation.
 *
 */
XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_GetMemoryManager(nsIMemory* *result);

/**
 * Public Method to create an instance of a nsILocalFile.  This function
 * may be called prior to NS_InitXPCOM.
 * 
 *   @param path       
 *       A string which specifies a full file path to a 
 *       location.  Relative paths will be treated as an
 *       error (NS_ERROR_FILE_UNRECOGNIZED_PATH).       
 *       |NS_NewNativeLocalFile|'s path must be in the 
 *       filesystem charset.
 *   @param followLinks
 *       This attribute will determine if the nsLocalFile will auto
 *       resolve symbolic links.  By default, this value will be false
 *       on all non unix systems.  On unix, this attribute is effectively
 *       a noop.  
 * @param result Interface pointer to a new instance of an nsILocalFile 
 *
 * @return NS_OK for success;
 *         other error codes indicate a failure.
 */

#ifdef __cplusplus

XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_NewLocalFile(const nsAString &path, 
                PRBool followLinks, 
                nsILocalFile* *result);

XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_NewNativeLocalFile(const nsACString &path, 
                      PRBool followLinks, 
                      nsILocalFile* *result);

#endif

/**
 * Allocates a block of memory of a particular size. If the memory cannot
 * be allocated (because of an out-of-memory condition), null is returned.
 *
 * @param size   The size of the block to allocate
 * @result       The block of memory
 * @note         This function is thread-safe.
 */
XPCOM_API(void*)
NS_Alloc(PRSize size);

/**
 * Reallocates a block of memory to a new size.
 *
 * @param ptr     The block of memory to reallocate. This block must originally
                  have been allocated by NS_Alloc or NS_Realloc
 * @param size    The new size. If 0, frees the block like NS_Free
 * @result        The reallocated block of memory
 * @note          This function is thread-safe.
 *
 * If ptr is null, this function behaves like NS_Alloc.
 * If s is the size of the block to which ptr points, the first min(s, size)
 * bytes of ptr's block are copied to the new block. If the allocation
 * succeeds, ptr is freed and a pointer to the new block is returned. If the
 * allocation fails, ptr is not freed and null is returned. The returned
 * value may be the same as ptr.
 */
XPCOM_API(void*)
NS_Realloc(void* ptr, PRSize size);

/**
 * Frees a block of memory. Null is a permissible value, in which case no
 * action is taken.
 *
 * @param ptr   The block of memory to free. This block must originally have
 *              been allocated by NS_Alloc or NS_Realloc
 * @note        This function is thread-safe.
 */
XPCOM_API(void)
NS_Free(void* ptr);

/**
 * Support for warnings, assertions, and debugging breaks.
 */

enum {
    NS_DEBUG_WARNING = 0,
    NS_DEBUG_ASSERTION = 1,
    NS_DEBUG_BREAK = 2,
    NS_DEBUG_ABORT = 3
};

/**
 * Print a runtime assertion. This function is available in both debug and
 * release builds.
 * 
 * @note Based on the value of aSeverity and the XPCOM_DEBUG_BREAK
 * environment variable, this function may cause the application to
 * print the warning, print a stacktrace, break into a debugger, or abort
 * immediately.
 *
 * @param aSeverity A NS_DEBUG_* value
 * @param aStr   A readable error message (ASCII, may be null)
 * @param aExpr  The expression evaluated (may be null)
 * @param aFile  The source file containing the assertion (may be null)
 * @param aLine  The source file line number (-1 indicates no line number)
 */
XPCOM_API(void)
NS_DebugBreak(PRUint32 aSeverity,
              const char *aStr, const char *aExpr,
              const char *aFile, PRInt32 aLine);

/**
 * Perform a stack-walk to a debugging log under various
 * circumstances. Used to aid debugging of leaked object graphs.
 *
 * The NS_Log* functions are available in both debug and release
 * builds of XPCOM, but the output will be useless unless binary
 * debugging symbols for all modules in the stacktrace are available.
 */

/**
 * By default, refcount logging is enabled at NS_InitXPCOM and
 * refcount statistics are printed at NS_ShutdownXPCOM. NS_LogInit and
 * NS_LogTerm allow applications to enable logging earlier and delay
 * printing of logging statistics. They should always be used as a
 * matched pair.
 */
XPCOM_API(void)
NS_LogInit();

XPCOM_API(void)
NS_LogTerm();

/**
 * Log construction and destruction of objects. Processing tools can use the
 * stacktraces printed by these functions to identify objects that are being
 * leaked.
 *
 * @param aPtr          A pointer to the concrete object.
 * @param aTypeName     The class name of the type
 * @param aInstanceSize The size of the type
 */

XPCOM_API(void)
NS_LogCtor(void *aPtr, const char *aTypeName, PRUint32 aInstanceSize);

XPCOM_API(void)
NS_LogDtor(void *aPtr, const char *aTypeName, PRUint32 aInstanceSize);

/**
 * Log a stacktrace when an XPCOM object's refcount is incremented or
 * decremented. Processing tools can use the stacktraces printed by these
 * functions to identify objects that were leaked due to XPCOM references.
 *
 * @param aPtr          A pointer to the concrete object
 * @param aNewRefCnt    The new reference count.
 * @param aTypeName     The class name of the type
 * @param aInstanceSize The size of the type
 */
XPCOM_API(void)
NS_LogAddRef(void *aPtr, nsrefcnt aNewRefCnt,
             const char *aTypeName, PRUint32 aInstanceSize);

XPCOM_API(void)
NS_LogRelease(void *aPtr, nsrefcnt aNewRefCnt, const char *aTypeName);

/**
 * Log reference counting performed by COMPtrs. Processing tools can
 * use the stacktraces printed by these functions to simplify reports
 * about leaked objects generated from the data printed by
 * NS_LogAddRef/NS_LogRelease.
 *
 * @param aCOMPtr the address of the COMPtr holding a strong reference
 * @param aObject the object being referenced by the COMPtr
 */

XPCOM_API(void)
NS_LogCOMPtrAddRef(void *aCOMPtr, nsISupports *aObject);

XPCOM_API(void)
NS_LogCOMPtrRelease(void *aCOMPtr, nsISupports *aObject);

/**
 * The XPCOM cycle collector analyzes and breaks reference cycles between
 * participating XPCOM objects. All objects in the cycle must implement
 * nsCycleCollectionParticipant to break cycles correctly.
 *
 * The first two functions below exist only to support binary components
 * that were compiled for older XPCOM versions.
 */
XPCOM_API(PRBool)
NS_CycleCollectorSuspect(nsISupports *n);

XPCOM_API(PRBool)
NS_CycleCollectorForget(nsISupports *n);

XPCOM_API(nsPurpleBufferEntry*)
NS_CycleCollectorSuspect2(nsISupports *n);

XPCOM_API(PRBool)
NS_CycleCollectorForget2(nsPurpleBufferEntry *e);

/**
 * Categories (in the category manager service) used by XPCOM:
 */

/**
 * A category which is read after component registration but before
 * the "xpcom-startup" notifications. Each category entry is treated
 * as the contract ID of a service which implements
 * nsIDirectoryServiceProvider. Each directory service provider is
 * installed in the global directory service.
 */
#define XPCOM_DIRECTORY_PROVIDER_CATEGORY "xpcom-directory-providers"

/**
 * A category which is read after component registration but before
 * NS_InitXPCOM returns. Each category entry is treated as the contractID of
 * a service: each service is instantiated, and if it implements nsIObserver
 * the nsIObserver.observe method is called with the "xpcom-startup" topic.
 */
#define NS_XPCOM_STARTUP_CATEGORY "xpcom-startup"


/**
 * Observer topics (in the observer service) used by XPCOM:
 */

/**
 * At XPCOM startup after component registration is complete, the
 * following topic is notified. In order to receive this notification,
 * component must register their contract ID in the category manager,
 *
 * @see NS_XPCOM_STARTUP_CATEGORY
 */
#define NS_XPCOM_STARTUP_OBSERVER_ID "xpcom-startup"

/**
 * At XPCOM shutdown, this topic is notified just before "xpcom-shutdown".
 * Components should only use this to mark themselves as 'being destroyed'.
 * Nothing should be dispatched to any event loop.
 */
#define NS_XPCOM_WILL_SHUTDOWN_OBSERVER_ID "xpcom-will-shutdown"

/**
 * At XPCOM shutdown, this topic is notified. All components must
 * release any interface references to objects in other modules when
 * this topic is notified.
 */
#define NS_XPCOM_SHUTDOWN_OBSERVER_ID "xpcom-shutdown"

/**
 * This topic is notified when an entry was added to a category in the
 * category manager. The subject of the notification will be the name of
 * the added entry as an nsISupportsCString, and the data will be the
 * name of the category. The notification will occur on the main thread.
 */
#define NS_XPCOM_CATEGORY_ENTRY_ADDED_OBSERVER_ID \
  "xpcom-category-entry-added"

/**
 * This topic is notified when an entry was removed from a category in the
 * category manager. The subject of the notification will be the name of
 * the removed entry as an nsISupportsCString, and the data will be the
 * name of the category. The notification will occur on the main thread.
 */
#define NS_XPCOM_CATEGORY_ENTRY_REMOVED_OBSERVER_ID \
  "xpcom-category-entry-removed"

/**
 * This topic is notified when an a category was cleared in the category
 * manager. The subject of the notification will be the category manager,
 * and the data will be the name of the cleared category.
 * The notification will occur on the main thread.
 */
#define NS_XPCOM_CATEGORY_CLEARED_OBSERVER_ID "xpcom-category-cleared"

XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_GetDebug(nsIDebug* *result);

XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_GetTraceRefcnt(nsITraceRefcnt* *result);

#endif