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/** @file
 * IPRT - TCP/IP.
 */

/*
 * Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Oracle Corporation
 *
 * This file is part of VirtualBox Open Source Edition (OSE), as
 * available from http://www.virtualbox.org. This file is free software;
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#ifndef ___iprt_tcp_h
#define ___iprt_tcp_h

#include <iprt/cdefs.h>
#include <iprt/types.h>
#include <iprt/thread.h>

#ifdef IN_RING0
# error "There are no RTFile APIs available Ring-0 Host Context!"
#endif


RT_C_DECLS_BEGIN

/** @defgroup grp_rt_localipc   RTLocalIpc - Local IPC
 * @ingroup grp_rt
 * @{
 */

/** Handle to a local IPC server instance. */
00046 typedef struct RTLOCALIPCSERVERINT     *RTLOCALIPCSERVER;
/** Pointer to a local IPC server handle. */
00048 typedef RTLOCALIPCSERVER               *PRTLOCALIPCSERVER;
/** Local IPC server handle nil value. */
00050 #define NIL_RTLOCALIPCSERVER            ((RTLOCALIPCSERVER)0)

/** Handle to a local ICP session instance. */
00053 typedef struct RTLOCALIPCSESSIONINT    *RTLOCALIPCSESSION;
/** Pointer to a local ICP session handle. */
00055 typedef RTLOCALIPCSESSION              *PRTLOCALIPCSESSION;
/** Local ICP session handle nil value. */
00057 #define NIL_RTLOCALIPCSESSION           ((RTLOCALIPCSESSION)0)



/**
 * Create a local IPC server.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VINF_SUCCESS on success and *phServer containg the instance handle.
 *
 * @param   phServer    Where to put the server instance handle.
 * @param   pszName     The servier name. This must be unique and not
 *                      include any special chars or slashes. It will
 *                      be morphed into a unique platform specific
 *                      identifier.
 * @param   fFlags      Flags, see RTLOCALIPC_FLAGS_*.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcServerCreate(PRTLOCALIPCSERVER phServer, const char *pszName, uint32_t fFlags);

/** @name RTLocalIpcServerCreate flags
 * @{ */
/** The server can handle multiple session. */
00079 #define RTLOCALIPC_FLAGS_MULTI_SESSION      RT_BIT_32(0)
/** The mask of valid flags. */
00081 #define RTLOCALIPC_FLAGS_VALID_MASK         UINT32_C(0x00000001)
/** @} */

/**
 * Destroys a local IPC server.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 *
 * @param   hServer     The server handle. The nil value is quietly ignored (VINF_SUCCESS).
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcServerDestroy(RTLOCALIPCSERVER hServer);

/**
 * Listen for clients.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VINF_SUCCESS on success and *phClientSession containing the session handle.
 * @retval  VERR_CANCELLED if the listening was interrupted by RTLocalIpcServerCancel().
 *
 * @param   hServer             The server handle.
 * @param   phClientSession     Where to store the client session handle on success.
 *
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcServerListen(RTLOCALIPCSERVER hServer, PRTLOCALIPCSESSION phClientSession);

/**
 * Cancel the current or subsequent RTLocalIpcServerListen call.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @param   hServer     The server handle. The nil value is quietly ignored (VINF_SUCCESS).
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcServerCancel(RTLOCALIPCSERVER hServer);


/**
 * Connects to a local IPC server.
 *
 * This is used a client process (or thread).
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VINF_SUCCESS on success and *phSession holding the session handle.
 *
 * @param   phSession           Where to store the sesson handle on success.
 * @param   pszName             The server name (see RTLocalIpcServerCreate for details).
 * @param   fFlags              Flags. Current undefined, pass 0.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcSessionConnect(PRTLOCALIPCSESSION phSession, const char *pszName, uint32_t fFlags);


/**
 * Closes the local IPC session.
 *
 * This can be used with sessions created by both RTLocalIpcSessionConnect
 * and RTLocalIpcServerListen.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 *
 * @param   hSession            The session handle. The nil value is quietly ignored (VINF_SUCCESS).
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcSessionClose(RTLOCALIPCSESSION hSession);

/**
 * Receive data from the other end of an local IPC session.
 *
 * This will block if there isn't any data.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VERR_CANCELLED if the operation was cancelled by RTLocalIpcSessionCancel.
 *
 * @param   hSession            The session handle.
 * @param   pvBuffer            Where to store the data.
 * @param   cbBuffer            If pcbRead is non-NULL this indicates the maximum number of
 *                              bytes to read. If pcbRead is NULL the this is the exact number
 *                              of bytes to read.
 * @param   pcbRead             Optional argument for indicating a partial read and returning
 *                              the number of bytes actually read.
 *                              This may return 0 on some implementations?
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcSessionRead(RTLOCALIPCSESSION hSession, void *pvBuffer, size_t cbBuffer, size_t *pcbRead);

/**
 * Send data to the other end of an local IPC session.
 *
 * This may or may not block until the data is received by the other party,
 * this is an implementation detail. If you want to make sure that the data
 * has been received you should allways call RTLocalIpcSessionFlush().
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VERR_CANCELLED if the operation was cancelled by RTLocalIpcSessionCancel.
 *
 * @param   hSession            The session handle.
 * @param   pvBuffer            The data to write.
 * @param   cbBuffer            The number of bytes to write.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcSessionWrite(RTLOCALIPCSESSION hSession, const void *pvBuffer, size_t cbBuffer);

/**
 * Flush any buffered data and (perhaps) wait for the other party to receive it.
 *
 * The waiting for the other party to receive the data is
 * implementation dependent.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VERR_CANCELLED if the operation was cancelled by RTLocalIpcSessionCancel.
 *
 * @param   hSession            The session handle.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcSessionFlush(RTLOCALIPCSESSION hSession);

/**
 * Wait for data to become read for reading or for the
 * session to be disconnected.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VINF_SUCCESS when there is data to read.
 * @retval  VERR_TIMEOUT if no data became available within the specified period (@a cMillies)
 * @retval  VERR_BROKEN_PIPE if the session was disconnected.
 * @retval  VERR_CANCELLED if the operation was cancelled by RTLocalIpcSessionCancel.
 *
 * @param   hSession            The session handle.
 * @param   cMillies            The number of milliseconds to wait. Use RT_INDEFINITE_WAIT
 *                              to wait forever.
 *
 * @remark  VERR_INTERRUPTED will not be returned. If this is desired at some later point
 *          add a RTLocalIpcSessionWaitForDataNoResume() variant like we're using elsewhere.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcSessionWaitForData(RTLOCALIPCSESSION hSession, uint32_t cMillies);

/**
 * Cancells a pending or subsequent operation.
 *
 * Not all methods are cancellable, only those which are specfied
 * returning VERR_CANCELLED. The others are assumed to not be blocking
 * for ever and ever.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 *
 * @param   hSession            The session handle.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcSessionCancel(RTLOCALIPCSESSION hSession);

/**
 * Query the process ID of the other party.
 *
 * This is an optional feature which may not be implemented, so don't
 * depend on it and check for VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VINF_SUCCESS and *pProcess on success.
 * @retval  VERR_CANCELLED if the operation was cancelled by RTLocalIpcSessionCancel.
 * @retval  VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED and *pProcess = NIL_RTPROCESS if not supported.
 *
 * @param   hSession            The session handle.
 * @param   pProcess            Where to store the process ID.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcSessionQueryProcess(RTLOCALIPCSESSION hSession, PRTPROCESS pProcess);

/**
 * Query the user ID of the other party.
 *
 * This is an optional feature which may not be implemented, so don't
 * depend on it and check for VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VINF_SUCCESS and *pUid on success.
 * @retval  VERR_CANCELLED if the operation was cancelled by RTLocalIpcSessionCancel.
 * @retval  VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED and *pUid = NIL_RTUID if not supported.
 *
 * @param   hSession            The session handle.
 * @param   pUid                Where to store the user ID on success.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcSessionQueryUserId(RTLOCALIPCSESSION hSession, PRTUID pUid);

/**
 * Query the group ID of the other party.
 *
 * This is an optional feature which may not be implemented, so don't
 * depend on it and check for VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VINF_SUCCESS and *pUid on success.
 * @retval  VERR_CANCELLED if the operation was cancelled by RTLocalIpcSessionCancel.
 * @retval  VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED and *pGid = NIL_RTUID if not supported.
 *
 * @param   hSession            The session handle.
 * @param   pGid                Where to store the group ID on success.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTLocalIpcSessionQueryGroupId(RTLOCALIPCSESSION hSession, PRTGID pGid);

/** @} */
RT_C_DECLS_END

#endif


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