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/*****************************************************************************
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 * vlc_events.h: events definitions
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 * Interface used to send events.
 *****************************************************************************
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 * Copyright (C) 2007 VLC authors and VideoLAN
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 * $Id$
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 * Authors: Pierre d'Herbemont
 *
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 * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
 * under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by
 * the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or
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 * (at your option) any later version.
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 * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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 * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
 * GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
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 * You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
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 * Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston MA 02110-1301, USA.
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#ifndef VLC_EVENTS_H
# define VLC_EVENTS_H

#include <vlc_arrays.h>
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#include <vlc_meta.h>
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/**
 * \file
 * This file is the interface definition for events
 * (implementation in src/misc/events.c)
 */

/*****************************************************************************
 * Documentation
 *****************************************************************************/
/*
 **** Background
 *
 * This implements a way to send and receive event for an object (which can be
 * a simple C struct or less).
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 *
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 * This is in direct concurrency with the Variable based Callback
 * (see src/misc/variables.c).
 *
 * It has the following advantages over Variable based Callback:
 * - No need to implement the whole VLC_COMMON_MEMBERS in the object,
 * thus it reduce it size. This is especially true for input_item_t which
 * doesn't have VLC_COMMON_MEMBERS. This is the first reason of existence of
 * this implementation.
 * - Libvlc can easily be based upon that.
 * - Existing event are clearly declared (in include/vlc_events.h)
 *
 *
 **** Example usage
 *
 * (vlc_cool_object_t doesn't need to have the VLC_COMMON_MEMBERS.)
 *
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 * struct vlc_cool_object_t
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 * {
 *        ...
 *        vlc_event_manager_t p_event_manager;
 *        ...
 * }
 *
 * vlc_my_cool_object_new()
 * {
 *        ...
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 *        vlc_event_manager_init( &p_self->p_event_manager, p_self, p_a_libvlc_object );
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 *        ...
 * }
 *
 * vlc_my_cool_object_release()
 * {
 *         ...
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 *         vlc_event_manager_fini( &p_self->p_event_manager );
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 *         ...
 * }
 *
 * vlc_my_cool_object_do_something()
 * {
 *        ...
 *        vlc_event_t event;
 *        event.type = vlc_MyCoolObjectDidSomething;
 *        event.u.my_cool_object_did_something.what_it_did = kSomething;
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 *        vlc_event_send( &p_self->p_event_manager, &event );
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 * }
 * */
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  /*****************************************************************************
 * Event Type
 *****************************************************************************/

/* List of event */
typedef enum vlc_event_type_t {
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    /* Input item events */
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    vlc_InputItemMetaChanged,
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    vlc_InputItemSubItemTreeAdded,
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    vlc_InputItemDurationChanged,
    vlc_InputItemPreparsedChanged,
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    vlc_InputItemNameChanged,
    vlc_InputItemInfoChanged,
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    vlc_InputItemErrorWhenReadingChanged,
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    vlc_InputItemPreparseEnded,
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} vlc_event_type_t;

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typedef struct vlc_event_listeners_group_t
{
    DECL_ARRAY(struct vlc_event_listener_t *) listeners;
} vlc_event_listeners_group_t;

/* Event manager type */
typedef struct vlc_event_manager_t
{
    void * p_obj;
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    vlc_mutex_t lock;
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    vlc_event_listeners_group_t events[vlc_InputItemPreparseEnded + 1];
} vlc_event_manager_t;

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/* Event definition */
typedef struct vlc_event_t
{
    vlc_event_type_t type;
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    void * p_obj; /* Sender object, automatically filled by vlc_event_send() */
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    union vlc_event_type_specific
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    {
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        /* Input item events */
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        struct vlc_input_item_meta_changed
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        {
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            vlc_meta_type_t meta_type;
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        } input_item_meta_changed;
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        struct vlc_input_item_subitem_added
        {
            input_item_t * p_new_child;
        } input_item_subitem_added;
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        struct vlc_input_item_subitem_tree_added
        {
            input_item_node_t * p_root;
        } input_item_subitem_tree_added;
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        struct vlc_input_item_duration_changed
        {
            mtime_t new_duration;
        } input_item_duration_changed;
        struct vlc_input_item_preparsed_changed
        {
            int new_status;
        } input_item_preparsed_changed;
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        struct vlc_input_item_name_changed
        {
            const char * new_name;
        } input_item_name_changed;
        struct vlc_input_item_info_changed
        {
            void * unused;
        } input_item_info_changed;
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        struct input_item_error_when_reading_changed
        {
            bool new_value;
        } input_item_error_when_reading_changed;
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        struct input_item_preparse_ended
        {
            int new_status;
        } input_item_preparse_ended;
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    } u;
} vlc_event_t;

/* Event callback type */
typedef void ( *vlc_event_callback_t )( const vlc_event_t *, void * );

 /*****************************************************************************
 * Event manager
 *****************************************************************************/

/*
 * p_obj points to the object that owns the event manager, and from
 * which events are sent
 */
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void vlc_event_manager_init( vlc_event_manager_t * p_em, void * p_obj );
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/*
 * Destroy
 */
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void vlc_event_manager_fini( vlc_event_manager_t * p_em );
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/*
 * Send an event to the listener attached to this p_em.
 */
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void vlc_event_send( vlc_event_manager_t * p_em, vlc_event_t * );
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/*
 * Add a callback for an event.
 */
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VLC_API int vlc_event_attach( vlc_event_manager_t * p_event_manager,
                              vlc_event_type_t event_type,
                              vlc_event_callback_t pf_callback,
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                              void *p_user_data );
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/*
 * Remove a callback for an event.
 */
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VLC_API void vlc_event_detach( vlc_event_manager_t *p_event_manager,
                               vlc_event_type_t event_type,
                               vlc_event_callback_t pf_callback,
                               void *p_user_data );
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#endif /* VLC_EVENTS_H */