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#include "nscore.h"
* Pure-virtual common base class for remoting implementations.
class nsRemoteClient {
virtual ~nsRemoteClient() = default;
* Initializes the client
virtual nsresult Init() = 0;
* Send a complete command line to a running instance.
* @param aProgram This is the preferred program that we want to use
* for this particular command.
* @param aUsername This allows someone to only talk to an instance
* of the server that's running under a particular username. If
* this isn't specified here it's pulled from the LOGNAME
* environmental variable if it's set.
* @param aProfile This allows you to specify a particular server
* running under a named profile. If it is not specified the
* profile is not checked.
* @param argc The number of command-line arguments.
* @param argv The command-line arguments.
* @param aStartupToken the contents of the DESKTOP_STARTUP_ID environment
* variable defined by the Startup Notification specification, or the
* XDG_ACTIVATION_TOKEN defined by Wayland.
* @param aResponse If there is a response, it will be here. This
* includes error messages. The string is allocated using stdlib
* string functions, so free it with free().
* @return true if succeeded, false if no running instance was found.
virtual nsresult SendCommandLine(const char* aProgram, const char* aProfile,
int32_t argc, char** argv,
const char* aStartupToken, char** aResponse,
bool* aSucceeded) = 0;