storage/public/mozIStorageConnection.idl
author peterv@propagandism.org
Wed, 27 Jun 2007 15:29:45 -0700
changeset 2881 689d384fef4fa4ba19bd508fae4991c11fb63c83
parent 1 9b2a99adc05e53cd4010de512f50118594756650
child 2960 e9c9e21b9beb20158bed2cd4c6dd70627139ab96
permissions -rw-r--r--
Fix for bug 237964 (Allow editable areas in browser (contentEditable)). r/sr=sicking.

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

interface mozIStorageFunction;
interface mozIStorageStatement;
interface nsIFile;

/**
 * mozIStorageConnection represents a database connection attached to
 * a specific file or to the in-memory data storage.  It is the
 * primary interface for interacting with a database, including
 * creating prepared statements, executing SQL, and examining database
 * errors.
 */
[scriptable, uuid(77015f88-bfc2-4669-b1c3-cc19fb07cd4e)]
interface mozIStorageConnection : nsISupports {
  /*
   * Initialization and status
   */

  /**
   * whether the database is open or not
   */
  readonly attribute boolean connectionReady;

  /**
   * The current database nsIFile.  Null if the database
   * connection refers to an in-memory database.
   */
  readonly attribute nsIFile databaseFile;

  /**
   * lastInsertRowID returns the row ID from the last INSERT
   * operation.
   */
  readonly attribute long long lastInsertRowID;

  /**
   * The last error SQLite error code.
   */
  readonly attribute long lastError;

  /**
   * The last SQLite error as a string (in english, straight from the
   * sqlite library).
   */
  readonly attribute AUTF8String lastErrorString;

  /*
   * Statement creation
   */

  /**
   * Create a mozIStorageStatement for the given SQL expression.  The
   * expression may use ? to indicate sequential numbered arguments,
   * or :name and $var to indicate named arguments.
   *
   * @param aSQLStatement  The SQL statement to execute
   *
   * @returns a new mozIStorageStatement
   */
  mozIStorageStatement createStatement(in AUTF8String aSQLStatement);

  /**
   * Execute a SQL expression, expecting no arguments.
   *
   * @param aSQLStatement  The SQL statement to execute
   */
  void executeSimpleSQL(in AUTF8String aSQLStatement);

  /**
   * Check if the given table exists.
   *
   * @param aTableName   The table to check
   * @returns TRUE if table exists, FALSE otherwise.
   */
  boolean tableExists(in AUTF8String aTableName);

  /**
   * Check if the given index exists.
   *
   * @param aIndexName   The index to check
   * @returns TRUE if the index exists, FALSE otherwise.
   */
  boolean indexExists(in AUTF8String aIndexName);


  /*
   * Transactions
   */

  /**
   * Returns true if a transaction is active on this connection.
   */
  readonly attribute boolean transactionInProgress;

  /**
   * Begin a new transaction.  sqlite default transactions are deferred.
   * If a transaction is active, throws an error.
   */
  void beginTransaction();

  /**
   * Begins a new transaction with the given type.
   */
  const PRInt32 TRANSACTION_DEFERRED = 0;
  const PRInt32 TRANSACTION_IMMEDIATE = 1;
  const PRInt32 TRANSACTION_EXCLUSIVE = 2;
  void beginTransactionAs(in PRInt32 transactionType);

  /**
   * Commits the current transaction.  If no transaction is active,
   * @throws NS_ERROR_STORAGE_NO_TRANSACTION.
   */
  void commitTransaction();

  /**
   * Rolls back the current transaction.  If no transaction is active,
   * @throws NS_ERROR_STORAGE_NO_TRANSACTION.
   */
  void rollbackTransaction();

  /*
   * Tables
   */

  /**
   * Create the table with the given name and schema.
   *
   * If the table already exists, NS_ERROR_FAILURE is thrown.
   * (XXX at some point in the future it will check if the schema is
   * the same as what is specified, but that doesn't happen currently.)
   *
   * @param aTableName the table name to be created, consisting of
   * [A-Za-z0-9_], and beginning with a letter.
   *
   * @param aTableSchema the schema of the table; what would normally
   * go between the parens in a CREATE TABLE statement: e.g., "foo
   * INTEGER, bar STRING".
   *
   * @throws NS_ERROR_FAILURE if the table already exists or could not
   * be created for any other reason.
   *
   */
  void createTable(in string aTableName,
                   in string aTableSchema);

  /*
   * Functions
   */

  /**
   * Create a new SQLite function
   */
  void createFunction(in string aFunctionName,
                      in long aNumArguments,
                      in mozIStorageFunction aFunction);

  /**
   * This is used to preload the database cache. It loads pages from the
   * start of the database file until the memory cache (specified by
   * "PRAGMA cache_size=") is full or the entire file is read.
   *
   * The cache MUST be active on the database for this to work. This means
   * that you must have a transaction open on the connection, or have a
   * transaction open on another connection that shares the same pager cache.
   * This cached data will go away when the transaction is closed.
   *
   * This preload operation can dramatically speed up read operations because
   * the data is loaded as one large block. Normally, pages are read in on
   * demand, which can cause many disk seeks.
   */
  void preload();
};