author Chris Pearce <chris@pearce.org.nz>
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 15:26:47 +1200
changeset 74180 c56067ea79887064167c21a7110b2becefe5be45
parent 56851 3be753e18f9750844cb10a64c391f9bcd2806726
child 98529 f4157e8c410708d76703f19e4dfb61859bfe32d8
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 664341 - Provide API to specify thread stack size. r=bsmedberg

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#include "nsISupports.idl"

[ptr] native PRThread(PRThread);

interface nsIThread;

 * An interface for creating and locating nsIThread instances.
[scriptable, uuid(2bbbc38c-cf96-4099-ba6b-f6a44d8b014c)]
interface nsIThreadManager : nsISupports
   * Default number of bytes reserved for a thread's stack, if no stack size
   * is specified in newThread(). 0 means use platform default.
  const unsigned long DEFAULT_STACK_SIZE = 0;

   * Create a new thread (a global, user PRThread).
   * @param creationFlags
   *   Reserved for future use.  Pass 0.
   * @param stackSize
   *   Number of bytes to reserve for the thread's stack.
   * @returns
   *   The newly created nsIThread object.
  nsIThread newThread(in unsigned long creationFlags, [optional] in unsigned long stackSize);

   * Get the nsIThread object (if any) corresponding to the given PRThread.
   * This method returns null if there is no corresponding nsIThread.
   * @param prthread
   *   The PRThread of the nsIThread being requested.
   * @returns
   *   The nsIThread object corresponding to the given PRThread or null if no
   *   such nsIThread exists.
  [noscript] nsIThread getThreadFromPRThread(in PRThread prthread);

   * Get the main thread.
  readonly attribute nsIThread mainThread;

   * Get the current thread.  If the calling thread does not already have a
   * nsIThread associated with it, then a new nsIThread will be created and
   * associated with the current PRThread.
  readonly attribute nsIThread currentThread;

   * This attribute is true if the calling thread is the main thread of the
   * application process.
  readonly attribute boolean isMainThread;

   * This attribute is true if the calling thread is the thread on which the
   * cycle collector runs.
  readonly attribute boolean isCycleCollectorThread;