toolkit/mozapps/shared/FileUtils.jsm
author Gervase Markham <gerv@gerv.net>
Tue, 29 May 2012 16:52:43 +0100
changeset 99299 7c3cd4824f94609d4ad714bea9c687227c641e63
parent 78242 ebbc50bbebeb2b3142efd9fbde0d0be0666008f9
child 103169 4500876c3c6dd4d3cacbe1561ab48979862fcd09
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 759095 - upgrade license to MPL 2, and other licensing cleanups.

/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 8; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- */
/* This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
 * License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
 * file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/. */

EXPORTED_SYMBOLS = [ "FileUtils" ];

Components.utils.import("resource://gre/modules/XPCOMUtils.jsm");

const Cc = Components.classes;
const Ci = Components.interfaces;
const Cr = Components.results;

XPCOMUtils.defineLazyServiceGetter(this, "gDirService",
                                   "@mozilla.org/file/directory_service;1",
                                   "nsIProperties");

var FileUtils = {
  MODE_RDONLY   : 0x01,
  MODE_WRONLY   : 0x02,
  MODE_CREATE   : 0x08,
  MODE_APPEND   : 0x10,
  MODE_TRUNCATE : 0x20,

  PERMS_FILE      : 0644,
  PERMS_DIRECTORY : 0755,

  /**
   * Gets a file at the specified hierarchy under a nsIDirectoryService key.
   * @param   key
   *          The Directory Service Key to start from
   * @param   pathArray
   *          An array of path components to locate beneath the directory
   *          specified by |key|. The last item in this array must be the
   *          leaf name of a file.
   * @return  nsIFile object for the file specified. The file is NOT created
   *          if it does not exist, however all required directories along
   *          the way are.
   */
  getFile: function FileUtils_getFile(key, pathArray, followLinks) {
    var file = this.getDir(key, pathArray.slice(0, -1), true, followLinks);
    file.append(pathArray[pathArray.length - 1]);
    return file;
  },

  /**
   * Gets a directory at the specified hierarchy under a nsIDirectoryService
   * key.
   * @param   key
   *          The Directory Service Key to start from
   * @param   pathArray
   *          An array of path components to locate beneath the directory
   *          specified by |key|
   * @param   shouldCreate
   *          true if the directory hierarchy specified in |pathArray|
   *          should be created if it does not exist, false otherwise.
   * @param   followLinks (optional)
   *          true if links should be followed, false otherwise.
   * @return  nsIFile object for the location specified.
   */
  getDir: function FileUtils_getDir(key, pathArray, shouldCreate, followLinks) {
    var dir = gDirService.get(key, Ci.nsILocalFile);
    for (var i = 0; i < pathArray.length; ++i) {
      dir.append(pathArray[i]);
      if (shouldCreate && !dir.exists())
        dir.create(Ci.nsILocalFile.DIRECTORY_TYPE, this.PERMS_DIRECTORY);
    }
    if (!followLinks)
      dir.followLinks = false;
    return dir;
  },

  /**
   * Opens a file output stream for writing.
   * @param   file
   *          The file to write to.
   * @param   modeFlags
   *          (optional) File open flags. Can be undefined.
   * @returns nsIFileOutputStream to write to.
   * @note The stream is initialized with the DEFER_OPEN behavior flag.
   *       See nsIFileOutputStream.
   */
  openFileOutputStream: function FileUtils_openFileOutputStream(file, modeFlags) {
    var fos = Cc["@mozilla.org/network/file-output-stream;1"].
              createInstance(Ci.nsIFileOutputStream);
    return this._initFileOutputStream(fos, file, modeFlags);
  },

  /**
   * Opens a safe file output stream for writing.
   * @param   file
   *          The file to write to.
   * @param   modeFlags
   *          (optional) File open flags. Can be undefined.
   * @returns nsIFileOutputStream to write to.
   * @note The stream is initialized with the DEFER_OPEN behavior flag.
   *       See nsIFileOutputStream.
   */
  openSafeFileOutputStream: function FileUtils_openSafeFileOutputStream(file, modeFlags) {
    var fos = Cc["@mozilla.org/network/safe-file-output-stream;1"].
              createInstance(Ci.nsIFileOutputStream);
    return this._initFileOutputStream(fos, file, modeFlags);
  },

 _initFileOutputStream: function FileUtils__initFileOutputStream(fos, file, modeFlags) {
    if (modeFlags === undefined)
      modeFlags = this.MODE_WRONLY | this.MODE_CREATE | this.MODE_TRUNCATE;
    fos.init(file, modeFlags, this.PERMS_FILE, fos.DEFER_OPEN);
    return fos;
  },

  /**
   * Closes a safe file output stream.
   * @param   stream
   *          The stream to close.
   */
  closeSafeFileOutputStream: function FileUtils_closeSafeFileOutputStream(stream) {
    if (stream instanceof Ci.nsISafeOutputStream) {
      try {
        stream.finish();
        return;
      }
      catch (e) {
      }
    }
    stream.close();
  },

  File: Components.Constructor("@mozilla.org/file/local;1", Ci.nsILocalFile, "initWithPath")
};