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Added in API level 1

ProviderInfo

public final class ProviderInfo
extends ComponentInfo implements Parcelable

java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.content.pm.PackageItemInfo
     ↳ android.content.pm.ComponentInfo
       ↳ android.content.pm.ProviderInfo


Holds information about a specific content provider. This is returned by PackageManager.resolveContentProvider().

Summary

Constants

int FLAG_SINGLE_USER

Bit in flags: If set, a single instance of the provider will run for all users on the device.

Inherited constants

From interface android.os.Parcelable

Fields

public static final Creator<ProviderInfo> CREATOR

public String authority

The name provider is published under content://

public int flags

Options that have been set in the provider declaration in the manifest.

public boolean grantUriPermissions

If true, additional permissions to specific Uris in this content provider can be granted, as per the grantUriPermissions attribute.

public int initOrder

Used to control initialization order of single-process providers running in the same process.

public boolean isSyncable

This field was deprecated in API level 5. This flag is now being ignored. The current way to make a provider syncable is to provide a SyncAdapter service for a given provider/account type.

public boolean multiprocess

If true, this content provider allows multiple instances of itself to run in different process.

public PathPermission[] pathPermissions

If non-null, these are path-specific permissions that are allowed for accessing the provider.

public String readPermission

Optional permission required for read-only access this content provider.

public PatternMatcher[] uriPermissionPatterns

If non-null, these are the patterns that are allowed for granting URI permissions.

public String writePermission

Optional permission required for read/write access this content provider.

Inherited fields

From class android.content.pm.ComponentInfo
From class android.content.pm.PackageItemInfo

Public constructors

ProviderInfo()
ProviderInfo(ProviderInfo orig)

Public methods

int describeContents()

Describe the kinds of special objects contained in this Parcelable's marshalled representation.

void dump(Printer pw, String prefix)
String toString()

Returns a string containing a concise, human-readable description of this object.

void writeToParcel(Parcel out, int parcelableFlags)

Inherited methods

From class android.content.pm.ComponentInfo
From class android.content.pm.PackageItemInfo
From class java.lang.Object
From interface android.os.Parcelable

Constants

FLAG_SINGLE_USER

Added in API level 17
int FLAG_SINGLE_USER

Bit in flags: If set, a single instance of the provider will run for all users on the device. Set from the singleUser attribute.

Constant Value: 1073741824 (0x40000000)

Fields

CREATOR

Added in API level 1
Creator<ProviderInfo> CREATOR

authority

Added in API level 1
String authority

The name provider is published under content://

flags

Added in API level 17
int flags

Options that have been set in the provider declaration in the manifest. These include: FLAG_SINGLE_USER.

grantUriPermissions

Added in API level 1
boolean grantUriPermissions

If true, additional permissions to specific Uris in this content provider can be granted, as per the grantUriPermissions attribute.

initOrder

Added in API level 1
int initOrder

Used to control initialization order of single-process providers running in the same process. Higher goes first.

isSyncable

Added in API level 1
boolean isSyncable

This field was deprecated in API level 5.
This flag is now being ignored. The current way to make a provider syncable is to provide a SyncAdapter service for a given provider/account type.

Whether or not this provider is syncable.

multiprocess

Added in API level 1
boolean multiprocess

If true, this content provider allows multiple instances of itself to run in different process. If false, a single instances is always run in processName.

pathPermissions

Added in API level 4
PathPermission[] pathPermissions

If non-null, these are path-specific permissions that are allowed for accessing the provider. Any permissions listed here will allow a holding client to access the provider, and the provider will check the URI it provides when making calls against the patterns here.

readPermission

Added in API level 1
String readPermission

Optional permission required for read-only access this content provider.

uriPermissionPatterns

Added in API level 1
PatternMatcher[] uriPermissionPatterns

If non-null, these are the patterns that are allowed for granting URI permissions. Any URI that does not match one of these patterns will not allowed to be granted. If null, all URIs are allowed. The PackageManager.GET_URI_PERMISSION_PATTERNS flag must be specified for this field to be filled in.

writePermission

Added in API level 1
String writePermission

Optional permission required for read/write access this content provider.

Public constructors

ProviderInfo

Added in API level 1
ProviderInfo ()

ProviderInfo

Added in API level 1
ProviderInfo (ProviderInfo orig)

Parameters
orig ProviderInfo

Public methods

describeContents

Added in API level 1
int describeContents ()

Describe the kinds of special objects contained in this Parcelable's marshalled representation.

Returns
int a bitmask indicating the set of special object types marshalled by the Parcelable.

dump

Added in API level 19
void dump (Printer pw, 
                String prefix)

Parameters
pw Printer
prefix String

toString

Added in API level 1
String toString ()

Returns a string containing a concise, human-readable description of this object. Subclasses are encouraged to override this method and provide an implementation that takes into account the object's type and data. The default implementation is equivalent to the following expression:

   getClass().getName() + '@' + Integer.toHexString(hashCode())

See Writing a useful toString method if you intend implementing your own toString method.

Returns
String a printable representation of this object.

writeToParcel

Added in API level 1
void writeToParcel (Parcel out, 
                int parcelableFlags)

Parameters
out Parcel
parcelableFlags int
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