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tmIPCModule.h

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#ifndef _tmIPCModule_H_
#define _tmIPCModule_H_

#include "ipcModuleUtil.h"
#include "tmUtils.h"

// forward declarations
class tmTransaction;
class tmTransactionManager;

/**
  * Basically an interface between the tmTransactionManager and the IPC
  *   daemon. Does little else than format the data from one party into
  *   a format understandable to the other.
  *
  * The reason for this class is to try and abstract the transportation 
  *   layer the transaction service uses. By using this class the Transaction
  *   Manager itself only needs to know that clients are identified by 
  *   PRUint32 IDs. 
  */
00058 class tmIPCModule
{
public:

  ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
  // ipcModule API - called from IPC daemon

  /**
    * Clean up the TM
    */
  static void Shutdown();

  /**
    * Check the TM, create it if neccessary.
    */
  static void Init();

  /**
    * Receives a message from the IPC daemon, creates a transaction and sends
    *   it to the TM to deal with.
    */
  static void HandleMsg(ipcClientHandle client,
                        const nsID     &target,
                        const void     *data,
                        PRUint32        dataLen);

  ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
  // tmIPCModule API - called from tmTransactionManager

  /**
    * Sends the message to the IPC daemon to be deliverd to the client arg.
    */
  static void SendMsg(PRUint32 aDestClientIPCID, tmTransaction *aTransaction);

protected:

  /**
    * tm should be null coming into this method. This does NOT delete tm
    *   first. 
    *
    * @returns NS_OK if everything succeeds
    * @returns -1 if initialization fails
    */
  static PRInt32 InitInternal();

  static tmTransactionManager *tm;

};

#endif



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