xpcom/ds/nsIVariant.idl
author Matt Brubeck <mbrubeck@mozilla.com>
Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:49:47 -0800
changeset 81825 c02f29cef915f106cc67e43bf0f57cf15605a6ca
parent 76043 e0634a052db43cb63d2b17d47b31622843653392
child 98529 f4157e8c410708d76703f19e4dfb61859bfe32d8
permissions -rw-r--r--
Back out 5ddda2b25e28 and 3abfdb807a4f (bug 699258) for crashes in WinXP tests

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/* The long avoided variant support for xpcom. */

#include "nsISupports.idl"

[scriptable,uuid(4d12e540-83d7-11d5-90ed-0010a4e73d9a)]
interface nsIDataType : nsISupports
{
    // These MUST match the declarations in xpt_struct.h. 
    // Otherwise the world is likely to explode.   
                                                   // From xpt_struct.h ...
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_INT8                =  0; // TD_INT8              = 0,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_INT16               =  1; // TD_INT16             = 1,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_INT32               =  2; // TD_INT32             = 2,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_INT64               =  3; // TD_INT64             = 3,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_UINT8               =  4; // TD_UINT8             = 4,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_UINT16              =  5; // TD_UINT16            = 5,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_UINT32              =  6; // TD_UINT32            = 6,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_UINT64              =  7; // TD_UINT64            = 7,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_FLOAT               =  8; // TD_FLOAT             = 8, 
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_DOUBLE              =  9; // TD_DOUBLE            = 9,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_BOOL                = 10; // TD_BOOL              = 10,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_CHAR                = 11; // TD_CHAR              = 11,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_WCHAR               = 12; // TD_WCHAR             = 12,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_VOID                = 13; // TD_VOID              = 13,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_ID                  = 14; // TD_PNSIID            = 14,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_DOMSTRING           = 15; // TD_DOMSTRING         = 15,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_CHAR_STR            = 16; // TD_PSTRING           = 16,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_WCHAR_STR           = 17; // TD_PWSTRING          = 17,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_INTERFACE           = 18; // TD_INTERFACE_TYPE    = 18,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_INTERFACE_IS        = 19; // TD_INTERFACE_IS_TYPE = 19,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_ARRAY               = 20; // TD_ARRAY             = 20,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_STRING_SIZE_IS      = 21; // TD_PSTRING_SIZE_IS   = 21,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_WSTRING_SIZE_IS     = 22; // TD_PWSTRING_SIZE_IS  = 22,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_UTF8STRING          = 23; // TD_UTF8STRING        = 23,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_CSTRING             = 24; // TD_CSTRING           = 24,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_ASTRING             = 25; // TD_ASTRING           = 25,
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_EMPTY_ARRAY         = 254;
    const PRUint16 VTYPE_EMPTY               = 255;
};

/**
 * XPConnect has magic to transparently convert between nsIVariant and JS types.
 * We mark the interface [scriptable] so that JS can use methods
 * that refer to this interface. But we mark all the methods and attributes
 * [noscript] since any nsIVariant object will be automatically converted to a
 * JS type anyway.
 */

[scriptable, uuid(81e4c2de-acac-4ad6-901a-b5fb1b851a0d)]
interface nsIVariant : nsISupports
{
    [noscript] readonly attribute PRUint16     dataType;

    [noscript] PRUint8      getAsInt8();
    [noscript] PRInt16      getAsInt16();
    [noscript] PRInt32      getAsInt32();
    [noscript] PRInt64      getAsInt64();
    [noscript] PRUint8      getAsUint8();
    [noscript] PRUint16     getAsUint16();
    [noscript] PRUint32     getAsUint32();
    [noscript] PRUint64     getAsUint64();
    [noscript] float        getAsFloat();
    [noscript] double       getAsDouble();
    [noscript] boolean      getAsBool();
    [noscript] char         getAsChar();
    [noscript] wchar        getAsWChar();
    [notxpcom] nsresult     getAsID(out nsID retval);
    [noscript] AString      getAsAString();
    [noscript] DOMString    getAsDOMString();
    [noscript] ACString     getAsACString();
    [noscript] AUTF8String  getAsAUTF8String();
    [noscript] string       getAsString();
    [noscript] wstring      getAsWString();
    [noscript] nsISupports  getAsISupports();
    [noscript] jsval        getAsJSVal();

    [noscript] void getAsInterface(out nsIIDPtr iid, 
                                   [iid_is(iid), retval] out nsQIResult iface);

    [notxpcom] nsresult getAsArray(out PRUint16 type, out nsIID iid,
                                   out PRUint32 count, out voidPtr ptr);

    [noscript] void getAsStringWithSize(out PRUint32 size, 
                                        [size_is(size), retval] out string str);
    
    [noscript] void getAsWStringWithSize(out PRUint32 size, 
                                         [size_is(size), retval] out wstring str);
};

/**
 * An object that implements nsIVariant may or may NOT also implement this
 * nsIWritableVariant.
 * 
 * If the 'writable' attribute is false then attempts to call any of the 'set'
 * methods can be expected to fail. Setting the 'writable' attribute may or
 * may not succeed.
 *
 */

[scriptable, uuid(5586a590-8c82-11d5-90f3-0010a4e73d9a)]
interface nsIWritableVariant : nsIVariant
{
    attribute boolean writable;

    void setAsInt8(in PRUint8 aValue);
    void setAsInt16(in PRInt16 aValue);
    void setAsInt32(in PRInt32 aValue);
    void setAsInt64(in PRInt64 aValue);
    void setAsUint8(in PRUint8 aValue);
    void setAsUint16(in PRUint16 aValue);
    void setAsUint32(in PRUint32 aValue);
    void setAsUint64(in PRUint64 aValue);
    void setAsFloat(in float aValue);
    void setAsDouble(in double aValue);
    void setAsBool(in boolean aValue);
    void setAsChar(in char aValue);
    void setAsWChar(in wchar aValue);
    void setAsID(in nsIDRef aValue);
    void setAsAString(in AString aValue);
    void setAsDOMString(in DOMString aValue);
    void setAsACString(in ACString aValue);
    void setAsAUTF8String(in AUTF8String aValue);
    void setAsString(in string aValue);
    void setAsWString(in wstring aValue);
    void setAsISupports(in nsISupports aValue);

    void setAsInterface(in nsIIDRef iid, 
                        [iid_is(iid)] in nsQIResult iface);

    [noscript] void setAsArray(in PRUint16 type, in nsIIDPtr iid,
                               in PRUint32 count, in voidPtr ptr);

    void setAsStringWithSize(in PRUint32 size, 
                             [size_is(size)] in string str);
    
    void setAsWStringWithSize(in PRUint32 size, 
                              [size_is(size)] in wstring str);

    void setAsVoid();
    void setAsEmpty();
    void setAsEmptyArray();

    void setFromVariant(in nsIVariant aValue);
};

%{C++
// The contractID for the generic implementation built in to xpcom.
#define NS_VARIANT_CONTRACTID "@mozilla.org/variant;1"
%}