storage/mozIStorageAsyncStatement.idl
author David Anderson <danderson@mozilla.com>
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 01:35:07 -0700
changeset 324104 3c3cb171a6ccc6dbda66bf513b0d33e131d6cfea
parent 275452 ad01543457e739b4eee7a245e16734a3ecfd10ad
child 532908 41f28d23024ebecf5445896cd3b6b39a6b650a9d
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Track whether or not remote layers have acknowledged compositor changes. (bug 1256517 part 1, r=mattwoodrow, a=rkothari)

/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 2; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*-
 * vim: sw=2 ts=2 sts=2 expandtab
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 * License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
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#include "mozIStorageBaseStatement.idl"

/**
 * An asynchronous SQL statement.  This differs from mozIStorageStatement by
 * only being usable for asynchronous execution.  (mozIStorageStatement can
 * be used for both synchronous and asynchronous purposes.)  This specialization
 * for asynchronous operation allows us to avoid needing to acquire
 * synchronization primitives also used by the asynchronous execution thread.
 * In contrast, mozIStorageStatement may need to acquire the primitives and
 * consequently can cause the main thread to lock for extended intervals while
 * the asynchronous thread performs some long-running operation.
 */
[scriptable, uuid(52e49370-3b2e-4a27-a3fc-79e20ad4056b)]
interface mozIStorageAsyncStatement : mozIStorageBaseStatement {
  /*
   * 'params' provides a magic JS helper that lets you assign parameters by
   * name.  Unlike the helper on mozIStorageStatement, you cannot enumerate
   * in order to find out what parameters are legal.
   *
   * This does not work for BLOBs.  You must use an explicit binding API for
   * that.
   *
   * example:
   *  stmt.params.foo = 1;
   *  stmt.params["bar"] = 2;
   *  let argName = "baz";
   *  stmt.params[argName] = 3;
   *
   * readonly attribute nsIMagic params;
   */
};