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Client.h

//  Copyright (C) 1999 Silicon Graphics, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
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#ifndef Client_included
#define Client_included

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <netinet/in.h>  // for in_addr

#include "Activity.h"
#include "Boolean.h"
#include "Request.h"

class Cred;
class Event;
class Interest;
class Scanner;

//  Client is an abstract base type for clients of fam.  A Client has
//  a name which is used for debugging, and it receives events from
//  lower-level code.
//
//  These are the classes derived from Client.
//
//    InternalClient    some part of fam that needs to watch a file
//    MxClient    multiplexed client, an abstract type
//    TCP_Client  client that connects via TCP/IP protocol
//    RemoteClient      TCP_Client on a different machine

class Client {

public:    

    static in_addr LOCALHOST();

    Client(const char *name, in_addr host);
    virtual ~Client();

    virtual bool ready_for_events() = 0;
    virtual void post_event(const Event&, Request, const char *name) = 0;
    virtual void enqueue_for_scan(Interest *) = 0;
    virtual void dequeue_from_scan(Interest *) = 0;
    virtual void enqueue_scanner(Scanner *) = 0;
    virtual void suggest_insecure_compat(const char *) { return; }
    in_addr host() const        { return myhost; }
    const char *name();

protected:

    void name(const char *);

private:

    char *myname;
    in_addr myhost;

    Client(const Client&);          // Do not copy
    Client & operator = (const Client&);        //   or assign

};

#endif /* !Client_included */

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