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Free the (distributed) Lizard! Automatic merge from CVS: Module mozilla: tag HG_REPO_INITIAL_IMPORT at 22 Mar 2007 10:30 PDT,

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#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsILocalFile;
interface nsIModule;

 * Module loaders are responsible for loading a component file. The static
 * component loader is special and does not use this interface.
 * @note Implementations of this interface should be threadsafe,
 *       methods may be called from any thread.
[scriptable, uuid(9b328e24-4d85-4a9c-9cb7-f25e66f430c3)]
interface nsIModuleLoader : nsISupports
   * Return the module for a specified file. The module loader should
   * cache the module and return the same module for subsequent
   * requests for the same physical file. The module loader is
   * responsible for unloading the module during shutdown.
   * @throws NS_ERROR_INVALID_ARG If the filename is not recognized.
   * @throws NS_ERROR_FACTORY_NOT_LOADED If the filename is recognized but
   *           the module fails to load, e.g.: missing symbols, syntax errors
  nsIModule loadModule(in nsILocalFile aFile);