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/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- */
/* vim:set ts=4 sw=2 sts=2 et cin: */
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* License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
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#ifndef nsHttp_h__
#define nsHttp_h__
#include <stdint.h>
#include "prtime.h"
#include "nsString.h"
#include "nsError.h"
#include "nsTArray.h"
#include "mozilla/TimeStamp.h"
#include "mozilla/UniquePtr.h"
class nsICacheEntry;
namespace mozilla {
class Mutex;
namespace net {
class nsHttpResponseHead;
class nsHttpRequestHead;
class CacheControlParser;
enum class HttpVersion {
v0_9 = 9,
v1_0 = 10,
v1_1 = 11,
v2_0 = 20,
v3_0 = 30
enum class SpdyVersion { NONE = 0, HTTP_2 = 5 };
extern const uint32_t kHttp3VersionCount;
extern const nsCString kHttp3Versions[];
// http connection capabilities
#define NS_HTTP_ALLOW_KEEPALIVE (1 << 0)
#define NS_HTTP_LARGE_KEEPALIVE (1 << 1)
// a transaction with this caps flag will continue to own the connection,
// preventing it from being reclaimed, even after the transaction completes.
// a transaction with this caps flag will, upon opening a new connection,
// bypass the local DNS cache
#define NS_HTTP_REFRESH_DNS (1 << 3)
// a transaction with this caps flag will not pass SSL client-certificates
// to the server (see bug #466080), but is may also be used for other things
#define NS_HTTP_LOAD_ANONYMOUS (1 << 4)
// a transaction with this caps flag keeps timing information
#define NS_HTTP_TIMING_ENABLED (1 << 5)
// a transaction with this flag blocks the initiation of other transactons
// in the same load group until it is complete
#define NS_HTTP_LOAD_AS_BLOCKING (1 << 6)
// Disallow the use of the SPDY protocol. This is meant for the contexts
// such as HTTP upgrade which are nonsensical for SPDY, it is not the
// SPDY configuration variable.
#define NS_HTTP_DISALLOW_SPDY (1 << 7)
// a transaction with this flag loads without respect to whether the load
// group is currently blocking on some resources
#define NS_HTTP_LOAD_UNBLOCKED (1 << 8)
// This flag indicates the transaction should accept associated pushes
#define NS_HTTP_ONPUSH_LISTENER (1 << 9)
// Transactions with this flag should react to errors without side effects
// First user is to prevent clearing of alt-svc cache on failed probe
#define NS_HTTP_ERROR_SOFTLY (1 << 10)
// This corresponds to nsIHttpChannelInternal.beConservative
// it disables any cutting edge features that we are worried might result in
// interop problems with critical infrastructure
#define NS_HTTP_BE_CONSERVATIVE (1 << 11)
// Transactions with this flag should be processed first.
#define NS_HTTP_URGENT_START (1 << 12)
// A sticky connection of the transaction is explicitly allowed to be restarted
// Allow re-using a spdy/http2 connection with NS_HTTP_ALLOW_KEEPALIVE not set.
// This is primarily used to allow connection sharing for websockets over http/2
// without accidentally allowing it for websockets not over http/2
// Only permit CONNECTing to a proxy. A channel with this flag will not send an
// http request after CONNECT or setup tls. An http upgrade handler MUST be
// set. An ALPN header is set using the upgrade protocol.
#define NS_HTTP_CONNECT_ONLY (1 << 16)
// The connection should not use IPv4.
#define NS_HTTP_DISABLE_IPV4 (1 << 17)
// The connection should not use IPv6
#define NS_HTTP_DISABLE_IPV6 (1 << 18)
// Encodes the TRR mode.
#define NS_HTTP_TRR_MODE_MASK ((1 << 19) | (1 << 20))
// The connection could bring the peeked data for sniffing
// Disallow the use of the HTTP3 protocol. This is meant for the contexts
// such as HTTP upgrade which are not supported by HTTP3.
#define NS_HTTP_DISALLOW_HTTP3 (1 << 22)
// Force a transaction to stay in pending queue until the HTTPSSVC record is
// available.
#define NS_HTTP_TRR_FLAGS_FROM_MODE(x) ((static_cast<uint32_t>(x) & 3) << 19)
(static_cast<nsIRequest::TRRMode>((((x)&NS_HTTP_TRR_MODE_MASK) >> 19) & 3))
// some default values
#define NS_HTTP_HEADER_SEPS ", \t"
// http atoms...
struct nsHttpAtom {
nsHttpAtom() : _val(nullptr){};
explicit nsHttpAtom(const char* val) : _val(val) {}
nsHttpAtom(const nsHttpAtom& other) = default;
operator const char*() const { return _val; }
const char* get() const { return _val; }
void operator=(const char* v) { _val = v; }
void operator=(const nsHttpAtom& a) { _val = a._val; }
// private
const char* _val;
namespace nsHttp {
[[nodiscard]] nsresult CreateAtomTable();
void DestroyAtomTable();
// The mutex is valid any time the Atom Table is valid
// This mutex is used in the unusual case that the network thread and
// main thread might access the same data
Mutex* GetLock();
// will dynamically add atoms to the table if they don't already exist
nsHttpAtom ResolveAtom(const char*);
inline nsHttpAtom ResolveAtom(const nsACString& s) {
return ResolveAtom(PromiseFlatCString(s).get());
// returns true if the specified token [start,end) is valid per RFC 2616
// section 2.2
bool IsValidToken(const char* start, const char* end);
inline bool IsValidToken(const nsACString& s) {
return IsValidToken(s.BeginReading(), s.EndReading());
// Strip the leading or trailing HTTP whitespace per fetch spec section 2.2.
void TrimHTTPWhitespace(const nsACString& aSource, nsACString& aDest);
// Returns true if the specified value is reasonable given the defintion
// in RFC 2616 section 4.2. Full strict validation is not performed
// currently as it would require full parsing of the value.
bool IsReasonableHeaderValue(const nsACString& s);
// find the first instance (case-insensitive comparison) of the given
// |token| in the |input| string. the |token| is bounded by elements of
// |separators| and may appear at the beginning or end of the |input|
// string. null is returned if the |token| is not found. |input| may be
// null, in which case null is returned.
const char* FindToken(const char* input, const char* token,
const char* separators);
// This function parses a string containing a decimal-valued, non-negative
// 64-bit integer. If the value would exceed INT64_MAX, then false is
// returned. Otherwise, this function returns true and stores the
// parsed value in |result|. The next unparsed character in |input| is
// optionally returned via |next| if |next| is non-null.
// TODO(darin): Replace this with something generic.
[[nodiscard]] bool ParseInt64(const char* input, const char** next,
int64_t* result);
// Variant on ParseInt64 that expects the input string to contain nothing
// more than the value being parsed.
[[nodiscard]] inline bool ParseInt64(const char* input, int64_t* result) {
const char* next;
return ParseInt64(input, &next, result) && *next == '\0';
// Return whether the HTTP status code represents a permanent redirect
bool IsPermanentRedirect(uint32_t httpStatus);
// Returns the APLN token which represents the used protocol version.
const char* GetProtocolVersion(HttpVersion pv);
bool ValidationRequired(bool isForcedValid,
nsHttpResponseHead* cachedResponseHead,
uint32_t loadFlags, bool allowStaleCacheContent,
bool isImmutable, bool customConditionalRequest,
nsHttpRequestHead& requestHead, nsICacheEntry* entry,
CacheControlParser& cacheControlRequest,
bool fromPreviousSession,
bool* performBackgroundRevalidation = nullptr);
nsresult GetHttpResponseHeadFromCacheEntry(
nsICacheEntry* entry, nsHttpResponseHead* cachedResponseHead);
nsresult CheckPartial(nsICacheEntry* aEntry, int64_t* aSize,
int64_t* aContentLength,
nsHttpResponseHead* responseHead);
void DetermineFramingAndImmutability(nsICacheEntry* entry,
nsHttpResponseHead* cachedResponseHead,
bool isHttps, bool* weaklyFramed,
bool* isImmutable);
// Called when an optimization feature affecting active vs background tab load
// took place. Called only on the parent process and only updates
// mLastActiveTabLoadOptimizationHit timestamp to now.
void NotifyActiveTabLoadOptimization();
TimeStamp const GetLastActiveTabLoadOptimizationHit();
void SetLastActiveTabLoadOptimizationHit(TimeStamp const& when);
bool IsBeforeLastActiveTabLoadOptimization(TimeStamp const& when);
// Declare all atoms
// The atom names and values are stored in nsHttpAtomList.h and are brought
// to you by the magic of C preprocessing. Add new atoms to nsHttpAtomList
// and all support logic will be auto-generated.
#define HTTP_ATOM(_name, _value) extern nsHttpAtom _name;
#include "nsHttpAtomList.h"
#undef HTTP_ATOM
nsCString ConvertRequestHeadToString(nsHttpRequestHead& aRequestHead,
bool aHasRequestBody,
bool aRequestBodyHasHeaders,
bool aUsingConnect);
template <typename T>
using SendFunc = std::function<bool(const T&, uint64_t, uint32_t)>;
template <typename T>
bool SendDataInChunks(const nsCString& aData, uint64_t aOffset, uint32_t aCount,
const SendFunc<T>& aSendFunc) {
static uint32_t const kCopyChunkSize = 128 * 1024;
uint32_t toRead = std::min<uint32_t>(aCount, kCopyChunkSize);
uint32_t start = 0;
while (aCount) {
T data(Substring(aData, start, toRead));
if (!aSendFunc(data, aOffset, toRead)) {
return false;
aOffset += toRead;
start += toRead;
aCount -= toRead;
toRead = std::min<uint32_t>(aCount, kCopyChunkSize);
return true;
} // namespace nsHttp
// utilities...
static inline uint32_t PRTimeToSeconds(PRTime t_usec) {
return uint32_t(t_usec / PR_USEC_PER_SEC);
#define NowInSeconds() PRTimeToSeconds(PR_Now())
// Round q-value to 2 decimal places; return 2 most significant digits as uint.
#define QVAL_TO_UINT(q) ((unsigned int)((q + 0.005) * 100.0))
#define HTTP_LWS " \t"
void EnsureBuffer(UniquePtr<char[]>& buf, uint32_t newSize, uint32_t preserve,
uint32_t& objSize);
void EnsureBuffer(UniquePtr<uint8_t[]>& buf, uint32_t newSize,
uint32_t preserve, uint32_t& objSize);
// h2=":443"; ma=60; single
// results in 3 mValues = {{h2, :443}, {ma, 60}, {single}}
class ParsedHeaderPair {
ParsedHeaderPair(const char* name, int32_t nameLen, const char* val,
int32_t valLen, bool isQuotedValue);
ParsedHeaderPair(ParsedHeaderPair const& copy)
: mName(copy.mName),
mIsQuotedValue(copy.mIsQuotedValue) {
if (mIsQuotedValue) {
mValue.Rebind(mUnquotedValue.BeginReading(), mUnquotedValue.Length());
nsDependentCSubstring mName;
nsDependentCSubstring mValue;
nsCString mUnquotedValue;
bool mIsQuotedValue;
void RemoveQuotedStringEscapes(const char* val, int32_t valLen);
class ParsedHeaderValueList {
ParsedHeaderValueList(const char* t, uint32_t len, bool allowInvalidValue);
nsTArray<ParsedHeaderPair> mValues;
void ParseNameAndValue(const char* input, bool allowInvalidValue);
class ParsedHeaderValueListList {
// RFC 7231 section 3.2.6 defines the syntax of the header field values.
// |allowInvalidValue| indicates whether the rule will be used to check
// the input text.
// Note that ParsedHeaderValueListList is currently used to parse
// Alt-Svc and Server-Timing header. |allowInvalidValue| is set to true
// when parsing Alt-Svc for historical reasons.
explicit ParsedHeaderValueListList(const nsCString& txt,
bool allowInvalidValue = true);
nsTArray<ParsedHeaderValueList> mValues;
nsCString mFull;
void LogHeaders(const char* lineStart);
// Convert HTTP response codes returned by a proxy to nsresult.
// This function should be only used when we get a failed response to the
// CONNECT method.
nsresult HttpProxyResponseToErrorCode(uint32_t aStatusCode);
// Given a list of alpn-id, this function returns a supported alpn-id. If both
// h3 and h2 are enabled, h3 alpn is preferred. This function returns an empty
// string if no supported alpn-id is found.
nsCString SelectAlpnFromAlpnList(const nsACString& aAlpnList, bool aNoHttp2,
bool aNoHttp3);
} // namespace net
} // namespace mozilla
#endif // nsHttp_h__