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package org.apache.sshd.server.shell;

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.io.OutputStream;
import java.util.Map;

/**
 * This shell have inverted streams, such as the one obtained when launching a
 * new {@link Process} from java.  This interface is meant to be used with
 * {@link InvertedShellWrapper} class as an implementation of
 * {@link Factory}.
 *
 * @author <a href="mailto:dev@mina.apache.org">Apache MINA SSHD Project</a>
 */

public interface InvertedShell {

    /**
     * Starts the shell and will make the streams available for
     * the ssh server to retrieve and use.
     *
     * @param env
     * @throws Exception
     */

    void start(Map<String,String> env) throws IOException;

    /**
     * Returns the output stream used to feed the shell.
     * This method is called after the shell has been started.
     *
     * @return
     */

    OutputStream getInputStream();

    /**
     * Return an InputStream representing the output stream of the shell.
     * @return
     */

    InputStream getOutputStream();

    /**
     * Return an InputStream representing the error stream of the shell.
     * @return
     */

    InputStream getErrorStream();

    /**
     * Check if the underlying shell is still alive
     * @return
     */

    boolean isAlive();

    /**
     * Retrieve the exit value of the shell.
     * This method must only be called when the shell is not alive anymore.
     *
     * @return the exit value of the shell
     */

    int exitValue();

    /**
     * Destroy the shell.
     * This method can be called by the SSH server to destroy the shell because
     * the client has disconnected somehow.
     */

    void destroy();
}