startupcache/nsIStartupCache.idl
author Ted Mielczarek <ted.mielczarek@gmail.com>
Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:53:52 -0400
changeset 60008 4553b507e03a6e07791d36bcf68c439481b38d41
parent 51307 b8e409a955c1105ae26ea1c402c0116b4708b585
child 86095 092e88ea2eb70f5b549efdf7c7201c9ac89e5ce9
permissions -rw-r--r--
bug 575519 - add a VC9-built dump_syms.exe, choose dump_syms based on compiler version. r=mitch, a=legneato

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#include "nsIInputStream.idl"
#include "nsISupports.idl"
#include "nsIObserver.idl"
#include "nsIObjectOutputStream.idl"

[uuid(de798fab-af49-4a61-8144-81550986e1da)]
interface nsIStartupCache : nsISupports
{

  /** This interface is provided for testing purposes only, basically
   *  just to solve link vagaries. See docs in StartupCache.h
   *  GetBuffer, PutBuffer, and InvalidateCache act as described 
   *  in that file. */

  PRUint32 getBuffer(in string aID, out charPtr aBuffer);
  void putBuffer(in string aID, in charPtr aBuffer, 
                            in PRUint32 aLength);
 
  void invalidateCache();
  
  /** In debug builds, wraps this object output stream with a stream that will 
   *  detect and prevent the write of a multiply-referenced non-singleton object 
   *  during serialization. In non-debug, returns an add-ref'd pointer to
   *  original stream, unwrapped. */
  nsIObjectOutputStream getDebugObjectOutputStream(in nsIObjectOutputStream aStream);

  /* Allows clients to check whether the one-time writeout after startup 
   * has finished yet, and also to set this variable as needed (so test
   * code can fire mulitple startup writes if needed).
   */
  boolean startupWriteComplete();
  void resetStartupWriteTimer();

  /* Allows clients to simulate the behavior of ObserverService. */
  readonly attribute nsIObserver observer;
};