xpcom/components/nsIComponentManager.idl
author Gavin Sharp <gavin@mozilla.com>
Tue, 26 Aug 2008 19:39:16 -0400
changeset 18431 7fdbccdc1e94321e936dfbe9f9403d45b8027d17
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child 47159 84c1694a4ca9af3a0fd5605a7ec0e9b9e7bd0129
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Bug 452135: add nsBadCertHandler to packages-static, patch by Manish Singh <manish@flock.com>, r=me

/* -*- Mode: IDL; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */
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/**
 * The nsIComponentManager interface.
 * @status FROZEN
 */

#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsIFactory;

[scriptable, uuid(a88e5a60-205a-4bb1-94e1-2628daf51eae)]
interface nsIComponentManager : nsISupports
{    
    /**
     * getClassObject
     *
     * Returns the factory object that can be used to create instances of
     * CID aClass
     *
     * @param aClass The classid of the factory that is being requested
     */
    void getClassObject(in nsCIDRef aClass,
                        in nsIIDRef aIID,
                        [iid_is(aIID),retval] out nsQIResult result);

    /**
     * getClassObjectByContractID
     *
     * Returns the factory object that can be used to create instances of
     * CID aClass
     *
     * @param aClass The classid of the factory that is being requested
     */
    void getClassObjectByContractID(in string aContractID,
                                    in nsIIDRef aIID,
                                    [iid_is(aIID),retval] out nsQIResult result);


   /**
     * createInstance
     *
     * Create an instance of the CID aClass and return the interface aIID.
     *
     * @param aClass : ClassID of object instance requested
     * @param aDelegate : Used for aggregation
     * @param aIID : IID of interface requested
     */
    void createInstance(in nsCIDRef aClass, 
                        in nsISupports aDelegate,
                        in nsIIDRef aIID, 
                        [iid_is(aIID),retval] out nsQIResult result);

    /**
     * createInstanceByContractID
     *
     * Create an instance of the CID that implements aContractID and return the
     * interface aIID. 
     *
     * @param aContractID : aContractID of object instance requested
     * @param aDelegate : Used for aggregation
     * @param aIID : IID of interface requested
     */
    void createInstanceByContractID(in string aContractID,
                                    in nsISupports aDelegate,
                                    in nsIIDRef aIID, 
                                    [iid_is(aIID),retval] out nsQIResult result);
};


%{ C++
#ifdef MOZILLA_INTERNAL_API
#include "nsComponentManagerUtils.h"
#endif
%} C++