nsIUpdateChecker

IID:877ace25-8bc5-452a-8586-9c1cf2871994
Inherits From:nsISupports

This interface is implemented by the following components:


Constants

Constants for the stopChecking function that tell the Checker how long to stop checking:

CURRENT_CHECK: Stops the current (active) check only CURRENT_SESSION: Stops all checking for the current session ANY_CHECKS: Stops all checking, any session from now on (disables update checking preferences)

PRUint16 CURRENT_CHECK = 1
PRUint16 CURRENT_SESSION = 2
PRUint16 ANY_CHECKS = 3

Methods

void checkForUpdates ( nsIUpdateCheckListener listener , PRBool force ) void stopChecking ( PRUint16 duration )

void checkForUpdates ( nsIUpdateCheckListener listener , PRBool force )

Checks for available updates, notifying a listener of the results.

Arguments:
listener: An object implementing nsIUpdateCheckListener which is notified of the results of an update check.
force: Forces the checker to check for updates, regardless of the current value of the user's update settings. This is used by any piece of UI that offers the user the imperative option to check for updates now, regardless of their update settings. force will not work if the system administrator has locked the app.update.enabled preference.

void stopChecking ( PRUint16 duration )

Ends any pending update check.

Arguments:
duration: A value representing the set of checks to stop doing.

References

This interface is the type of the following properties:

nsIApplicationUpdateService.backgroundChecker

Reference documentation is generated from Mozilla's source.

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