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/* -*- Mode: IDL; tab-width: 8; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */
/* 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 */

#include "nsISupports.idl"

interface nsISimpleEnumerator;
interface nsIFile;
interface nsIToolkitProfile;
interface nsIProfileLock;

[scriptable, builtinclass, uuid(1947899b-f369-48fa-89da-f7c37bb1e6bc)]
interface nsIToolkitProfileService : nsISupports
     * Tests whether the profile lists on disk have changed since they were
     * loaded. When this is true attempts to flush changes to disk will fail.
    [infallible] readonly attribute boolean isListOutdated;

     * When a downgrade is detected UI is presented to the user to ask how to
     * proceed. These flags are used to pass some information to the UI.
    cenum downgradeUIFlags: 8 {
        hasSync = 1,

     * When a downgrade is detected UI is presented to the user to ask how to
     * proceed. These are the possible options the user can choose.
    cenum downgradeUIChoice: 8 {
        quit = 0,
        createNewProfile = 1,

    cenum profileManagerResult: 8 {
        exit = 0,
        launchWithProfile = 1,
        restart = 2,

    attribute boolean startWithLastProfile;

    readonly attribute nsISimpleEnumerator /*nsIToolkitProfile*/ profiles;

     * The profile currently in use if it is a named profile. This will return
     * null if the current profile path doesn't match a profile in the database.
    readonly attribute nsIToolkitProfile currentProfile;

     * The default profile for this build.
     * On startup this is the profile selected unless overridden by command line
     * arguments or environment variables. Setting this will change the profile
     * used by default the next time the application is started.
     * Attempting to change the default may throw an exception on builds that do
     * not support changing the default profile, such as developer edition.
    attribute nsIToolkitProfile defaultProfile;

     * True if during startup a new profile was created for this install instead
     * of using the profile that was the default for older versions.
    readonly attribute boolean createdAlternateProfile;

     * Selects or creates a profile to use based on the profiles database, any
     * environment variables and any command line arguments. Will not create
     * a profile if aIsResetting is true. The profile is selected based on this
     * order of preference:
     * * Environment variables (set when restarting the application).
     * * --profile command line argument.
     * * --createprofile command line argument (this also causes the app to exit).
     * * -p command line argument.
     * * A new profile created if this is the first run of the application.
     * * The default profile.
     * aRootDir and aLocalDir are set to the data and local directories for the
     * profile data. If a profile from the database was selected it will be
     * returned in aProfile.
     * This returns true if a new profile was created.
     * This method is primarily for testing. It can be called only once.
    bool selectStartupProfile(in Array<ACString> aArgv,
                              in boolean aIsResetting, in AUTF8String aUpdateChannel,
                              in AUTF8String aLegacyInstallHash,
                              out nsIFile aRootDir, out nsIFile aLocalDir,
                              out nsIToolkitProfile aProfile);

     * Get a profile by name. This is mainly for use by the -P
     * commandline flag.
     * @param aName The profile name to find.
    nsIToolkitProfile getProfileByName(in AUTF8String aName);

     * Create a new profile.
     * The profile temporary directory will be chosen based on where the
     * profile directory is located.
     * If a profile with the given name already exists it will be returned
     * instead of creating a new profile.
     * @param aRootDir
     *        The profile directory. May be null, in which case a suitable
     *        default will be chosen based on the profile name.
     * @param aName
     *        The profile name.
    nsIToolkitProfile createProfile(in nsIFile aRootDir,
                                    in AUTF8String aName);

     * Create a new profile with a unique name.
     * As above however the name given will be altered to make it a unique
     * profile name.
     * @param aRootDir
     *        The profile directory. May be null, in which case a suitable
     *        default will be chosen based on the profile name.
     * @param aNamePrefix
     *        The prefix to use for the profile name. If unused this will be
     *        used as the profile name otherwise additional characters will be
     *        added to make the name unique.
    nsIToolkitProfile createUniqueProfile(in nsIFile aRootDir,
                                          in AUTF8String aNamePrefix);

     * Returns the number of profiles.
     * @return the number of profiles.
    readonly attribute unsigned long profileCount;

     * Flush the profiles list file. This will fail with
     * NS_ERROR_DATABASE_CHANGED if the files on disk have changed since the
     * profiles were loaded.
    void flush();