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authorDarin Wright2001-08-16 13:29:06 +0000
committerDarin Wright2001-08-16 13:29:06 +0000
commitc41b79570a2c6af98f3224c50a2d127cb50bbb3a (patch)
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parent16711a11a74af4c1389f803cc31887d4f941135a (diff)
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-rw-r--r--org.eclipse.debug.core/core/org/eclipse/debug/core/model/ILauncherDelegate.java28
1 files changed, 27 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/org.eclipse.debug.core/core/org/eclipse/debug/core/model/ILauncherDelegate.java b/org.eclipse.debug.core/core/org/eclipse/debug/core/model/ILauncherDelegate.java
index c92948a4b..e103772f3 100644
--- a/org.eclipse.debug.core/core/org/eclipse/debug/core/model/ILauncherDelegate.java
+++ b/org.eclipse.debug.core/core/org/eclipse/debug/core/model/ILauncherDelegate.java
@@ -14,7 +14,8 @@ import org.eclipse.debug.core.ILauncher;
* lazily instantiates an extension when required. A launch delegate
* starts a debug session with a specific debug model, and/or
* launches one or more system processes, registering the result
- * with the launch manager.
+ * with the launch manager. A launch delegate is also capable
+ * of persisting and restoring elements that it can launch.
* <p>
* A launcher extension is defined in <code>plugin.xml</code>.
* Following is an example definition of a launcher extension.
@@ -103,6 +104,31 @@ public interface ILauncherDelegate {
* @see org.eclipse.debug.core.ILaunchManager#registerLaunch
*/
boolean launch(Object[] elements, String mode, ILauncher launcher);
+
+ /**
+ * Returns a memento for an object that this delegate has lanuched, such
+ * that launched elements can be persisted across workspace invocations.
+ * The memento is used to re-create the launched element.
+ *
+ * @param element an element this delegate has launched
+ * @return a String representing a memento for the given element,
+ * or <code>null</code> if unable to create a memento for
+ * the element
+ *
+ * @see #getObject
+ */
+ String getLaunchMemento(Object element);
+
+ /**
+ * Returns the object represented by the given memento, or <code>null</code>
+ * if unable to re-create an element from the given memento.
+ *
+ * @param memento a memento created by this delegate
+ * @return the object represented by the memento, or <code>null</code>
+ *
+ * @see #getMemento
+ */
+ Object getLaunchObject(String memento);
}

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