xpcom/base/nsStackWalk.h
author bzbarsky@mit.edu
Mon, 17 Sep 2007 15:18:28 -0700
changeset 6004 5c4a24b11b871c519a72c4378f4225c886444cd8
parent 4488 07dcdf4c2fc595eb77bd2e4478925bcb94ba67c2
child 20261 eee86e5513ad381eaa16a55f037fa479c8d54187
permissions -rw-r--r--
Make the nsISerializable implementation of nsPrincipal actually work. This makes it possible to save principal objects to a stream and read them back. Bug 369566, r=dveditz+brendan, sr=jst, a=jst

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/* API for getting a stack trace of the C/C++ stack on the current thread */

#ifndef nsStackWalk_h_
#define nsStackWalk_h_

/* WARNING: This file is intended to be included from C or C++ files. */

#include "nscore.h"

PR_BEGIN_EXTERN_C

typedef void
(* PR_CALLBACK NS_WalkStackCallback)(void *aPC, void *aClosure);

/**
 * Call aCallback for the C/C++ stack frames on the current thread, from
 * the caller of NS_StackWalk to main (or above).
 *
 * @param aCallback    Callback function, called once per frame.
 * @param aSkipFrames  Number of initial frames to skip.  0 means that
 *                     the first callback will be for the caller of
 *                     NS_StackWalk.
 * @param aClosure     Caller-supplied data passed through to aCallback.
 *
 * Returns NS_ERROR_NOT_IMPLEMENTED on platforms where it is
 * unimplemented.
 *
 * May skip some stack frames due to compiler optimizations or code
 * generation.
 */
XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_StackWalk(NS_WalkStackCallback aCallback, PRUint32 aSkipFrames,
             void *aClosure);

typedef struct {
    /*
     * The name of the shared library or executable containing an
     * address and the address's offset within that library, or empty
     * string and zero if unknown.
     */
    char library[256];
    unsigned long loffset;
    /*
     * The name of the file name and line number of the code
     * corresponding to the address, or empty string and zero if
     * unknown.
     */
    char filename[256];
    unsigned long lineno;
    /*
     * The name of the function containing an address and the address's
     * offset within that function, or empty string and zero if unknown.
     */
    char function[256];
    unsigned long foffset;
} nsCodeAddressDetails;

/**
 * For a given pointer to code, fill in the pieces of information used
 * when printing a stack trace.
 *
 * @param aPC         The code address.
 * @param aDetails    A structure to be filled in with the result.
 */
XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_DescribeCodeAddress(void *aPC, nsCodeAddressDetails *aDetails);

/**
 * Format the information about a code address in a format suitable for
 * stack traces on the current platform.  When available, this string
 * should contain the function name, source file, and line number.  When
 * these are not available, library and offset should be reported, if
 * possible.
 *
 * @param aPC         The code address.
 * @param aDetails    The value filled in by NS_DescribeCodeAddress(aPC).
 * @param aBuffer     A string to be filled in with the description.
 *                    The string will always be null-terminated.
 * @param aBufferSize The size, in bytes, of aBuffer, including
 *                    room for the terminating null.  If the information
 *                    to be printed would be larger than aBuffer, it
 *                    will be truncated so that aBuffer[aBufferSize-1]
 *                    is the terminating null.
 */
XPCOM_API(nsresult)
NS_FormatCodeAddressDetails(void *aPC, const nsCodeAddressDetails *aDetails,
                            char *aBuffer, PRUint32 aBufferSize);

PR_END_EXTERN_C

#endif /* !defined(nsStackWalk_h_) */