Package akka.actor

Interface Cell

    • Method Summary

      All Methods Instance Methods Abstract Methods 
      Modifier and Type Method Description
      ChildrenContainer childrenRefs()
      All children of this actor, including only reserved-names.
      scala.Option<ChildStats> getChildByName​(java.lang.String name)
      Get the stats for the named child, if that exists.
      InternalActorRef getSingleChild​(java.lang.String name)
      Method for looking up a single child beneath this actor.
      boolean hasMessages()
      If the actor isLocal, returns whether "user messages" are currently queued, &ldquo;false&rdquo; otherwise.
      boolean isLocal()
      Returns true if the actor is local, i.e.
      boolean isTerminated()
      Returns &ldquo;true&rdquo; if the actor is locally known to be terminated, &ldquo;false&rdquo; if alive or uncertain.
      int numberOfMessages()
      If the actor isLocal, returns the number of "user messages" currently queued, which may be a costly operation, 0 otherwise.
      InternalActorRef parent()
      The supervisor of this actor.
      Props props()
      The props for this actor cell.
      void restart​(java.lang.Throwable cause)
      Restart this actor (will recursively restart or stop all children).
      void resume​(java.lang.Throwable causedByFailure)
      Recursively resume this actor and all its children.
      ActorRef self()
      The &ldquo;self&rdquo; reference which this Cell is attached to.
      void sendMessage​(Envelope msg)
      Enqueue a message to be sent to the actor; may or may not actually schedule the actor to run, depending on which type of cell it is.
      void sendMessage​(java.lang.Object message, ActorRef sender)
      Enqueue a message to be sent to the actor; may or may not actually schedule the actor to run, depending on which type of cell it is.
      void sendSystemMessage​(SystemMessage msg)
      Enqueue a message to be sent to the actor; may or may not actually schedule the actor to run, depending on which type of cell it is.
      Cell start()
      Start the cell: enqueued message must not be processed before this has been called.
      void stop()
      Recursively terminate this actor and all its children.
      void suspend()
      Recursively suspend this actor and all its children.
      ActorSystem system()
      The system within which this Cell lives.
      ActorSystemImpl systemImpl()
      The system internals where this Cell lives.
    • Method Detail

      • childrenRefs

        ChildrenContainer childrenRefs()
        All children of this actor, including only reserved-names.
      • getChildByName

        scala.Option<ChildStats> getChildByName​(java.lang.String name)
        Get the stats for the named child, if that exists.
      • getSingleChild

        InternalActorRef getSingleChild​(java.lang.String name)
        Method for looking up a single child beneath this actor. It is racy if called from the outside.
      • hasMessages

        boolean hasMessages()
        If the actor isLocal, returns whether "user messages" are currently queued, &ldquo;false&rdquo; otherwise.
      • isLocal

        boolean isLocal()
        Returns true if the actor is local, i.e. if it is actually scheduled on a Thread in the current JVM when run.
      • isTerminated

        boolean isTerminated()
        Returns &ldquo;true&rdquo; if the actor is locally known to be terminated, &ldquo;false&rdquo; if alive or uncertain.
      • numberOfMessages

        int numberOfMessages()
        If the actor isLocal, returns the number of "user messages" currently queued, which may be a costly operation, 0 otherwise.
      • props

        Props props()
        The props for this actor cell.
      • restart

        void restart​(java.lang.Throwable cause)
        Restart this actor (will recursively restart or stop all children). Is only allowed to throw Fatal Throwables.
      • resume

        void resume​(java.lang.Throwable causedByFailure)
        Recursively resume this actor and all its children. Is only allowed to throw Fatal Throwables.
      • self

        ActorRef self()
        The &ldquo;self&rdquo; reference which this Cell is attached to.
      • sendMessage

        void sendMessage​(Envelope msg)
        Enqueue a message to be sent to the actor; may or may not actually schedule the actor to run, depending on which type of cell it is. Is only allowed to throw Fatal Throwables.
      • sendMessage

        void sendMessage​(java.lang.Object message,
                         ActorRef sender)
        Enqueue a message to be sent to the actor; may or may not actually schedule the actor to run, depending on which type of cell it is. Is only allowed to throw Fatal Throwables.
      • sendSystemMessage

        void sendSystemMessage​(SystemMessage msg)
        Enqueue a message to be sent to the actor; may or may not actually schedule the actor to run, depending on which type of cell it is. Is only allowed to throw Fatal Throwables.
      • start

        Cell start()
        Start the cell: enqueued message must not be processed before this has been called. The usual action is to attach the mailbox to a dispatcher.
      • stop

        void stop()
        Recursively terminate this actor and all its children. Is only allowed to throw Fatal Throwables.
      • suspend

        void suspend()
        Recursively suspend this actor and all its children. Is only allowed to throw Fatal Throwables.
      • system

        ActorSystem system()
        The system within which this Cell lives.
      • systemImpl

        ActorSystemImpl systemImpl()
        The system internals where this Cell lives.