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/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 2; 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 nsIDNSRecord;
interface nsIFile;
interface nsISocketTransport;
interface nsIProxyInfo;
interface nsIRunnable;
class nsASocketHandler;
struct PRFileDesc;
[ptr] native PRFileDescPtr(PRFileDesc);
[ptr] native nsASocketHandlerPtr(nsASocketHandler);
[scriptable, function, uuid(338947df-2f3b-4d24-9ce4-ecf161c1b7df)]
interface nsISTSShutdownObserver : nsISupports {
* Observe will be called when the SocketTransportService is shutting down,
* before threads are stopped.
void observe();
[builtinclass, scriptable, uuid(ad56b25f-e6bb-4db3-9f7b-5b7db33fd2b1)]
interface nsISocketTransportService : nsISupports
* Creates a transport for a specified host and port.
* @param aSocketTypes
* array of socket type strings. Empty array if using default
* socket type.
* @param aHost
* specifies the target hostname or IP address literal of the peer
* for this socket.
* @param aPort
* specifies the target port of the peer for this socket.
* @param aProxyInfo
* specifies the transport-layer proxy type to use. null if no
* proxy. used for communicating information about proxies like
* SOCKS (which are transparent to upper protocols).
* @param aDnsRecord
* the dns record to be used for the connection
* @see nsIProxiedProtocolHandler
* @see nsIProtocolProxyService::GetProxyInfo
* NOTE: this function can be called from any thread
nsISocketTransport createTransport(in Array<ACString> aSocketTypes,
in AUTF8String aHost,
in long aPort,
in nsIProxyInfo aProxyInfo,
in nsIDNSRecord dnsRecord);
* Create a transport built on a Unix domain socket, connecting to the
* given filename.
* Since Unix domain sockets are always local to the machine, they are
* not affected by the nsIIOService's 'offline' flag.
* On systems that don't support Unix domain sockets at all, this
* The system-level socket API may impose restrictions on the length of
* the filename that are stricter than those of the underlying
* filesystem. If the file name is too long, this returns
* The |aPath| parameter must specify an existing directory entry.
* Otherwise, this returns NS_ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND.
* The program must have search permission on all components of the
* path prefix of |aPath|, and read and write permission on |aPath|
* itself. Without such permission, this returns
* The |aPath| parameter must refer to a unix-domain socket. Otherwise,
* this returns NS_ERROR_CONNECTION_REFUSED. (POSIX specifies
* ECONNREFUSED when "the target address was not listening for
* connections", and this is what Linux returns.)
* @param aPath
* The file name of the Unix domain socket to which we should
* connect.
nsISocketTransport createUnixDomainTransport(in nsIFile aPath);
* Create a transport built on a Unix domain socket that uses abstract
* address name.
* If abstract socket address isn't supported on System, this returns
* @param aName
* The name of abstract socket adress of the Unix domain socket to
* which we should connect.
createUnixDomainAbstractAddressTransport(in ACString aName);
* Adds a new socket to the list of controlled sockets.
* This will fail with the error code NS_ERROR_NOT_AVAILABLE if the maximum
* number of sockets is already reached.
* In this case, the notifyWhenCanAttachSocket method should be used.
* @param aFd
* Open file descriptor of the socket to control.
* @param aHandler
* Socket handler that will receive notifications when the socket is
* ready or detached.
* NOTE: this function may only be called from an event dispatch on the
* socket thread.
[noscript] void attachSocket(in PRFileDescPtr aFd,
in nsASocketHandlerPtr aHandler);
* if the number of sockets reaches the limit, then consumers can be
* notified when the number of sockets becomes less than the limit. the
* notification is asynchronous, delivered via the given nsIRunnable
* instance on the socket transport thread.
* @param aEvent
* Event that will receive the notification when a new socket can
* be attached
* NOTE: this function may only be called from an event dispatch on the
* socket thread.
[noscript] void notifyWhenCanAttachSocket(in nsIRunnable aEvent);
[noscript] void addShutdownObserver(in nsISTSShutdownObserver aObserver);
[noscript] void removeShutdownObserver(in nsISTSShutdownObserver aObserver);
[builtinclass, scriptable, uuid(c5204623-5b58-4a16-8b2e-67c34dd02e3f)]
interface nsIRoutedSocketTransportService : nsISocketTransportService
// use this instead of createTransport when you have a transport
// that distinguishes between origin and route (aka connection)
nsISocketTransport createRoutedTransport(in Array<ACString> aSocketTypes,
in AUTF8String aHost, // origin
in long aPort, // origin
in AUTF8String aHostRoute,
in long aPortRoute,
in nsIProxyInfo aProxyInfo,
in nsIDNSRecord aDnsRecord);