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Commons Digester example source code file (FinderFromDfltResource.java)

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The Commons Digester FinderFromDfltResource.java source code

/* $Id: FinderFromDfltResource.java 992060 2010-09-02 19:09:47Z simonetripodi $
 * Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more
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package org.apache.commons.digester.plugins.strategies;

import java.io.InputStream;
import java.util.Properties;

import org.apache.commons.digester.Digester;
import org.apache.commons.digester.plugins.RuleFinder;
import org.apache.commons.digester.plugins.RuleLoader;
import org.apache.commons.digester.plugins.PluginException;

 * A rule-finding algorithm which looks for a resource file in the classpath
 * whose name is derived from the plugin class name plus a specified suffix.
 * <p>
 * If the resource-file is found, then it is expected to define a set of
 * Digester rules in xmlrules format.
 * @since 1.6

public class FinderFromDfltResource extends RuleFinder {
    public static String DFLT_RESOURCE_SUFFIX = "RuleInfo.xml";

    private String resourceSuffix;
    /** See {@link #findLoader}. */
    public FinderFromDfltResource() { 

     * Create a rule-finder which can load an xmlrules file, cache
     * the rules away, and later add them as a plugin's custom rules
     * when that plugin is referenced.
     * @param resourceSuffix must be non-null.
    public FinderFromDfltResource(String resourceSuffix) { 
        this.resourceSuffix = resourceSuffix;
     * If there exists a resource file whose name is equal to the plugin
     * class name + the suffix specified in the constructor, then
     * load that file, run it through the xmlrules module and return an object 
     * encapsulating those rules.
     * <p>
     * If there is no such resource file, then just return null.
     * <p>
     * The returned object (when non-null) will add the selected rules to
     * the digester whenever its addRules method is invoked.
    public RuleLoader findLoader(Digester d, Class<?> pluginClass, Properties p)
                        throws PluginException {

        String resourceName = 
            pluginClass.getName().replace('.', '/') 
                    + resourceSuffix;
        InputStream is = 

        if (is == null) {
            // ok, no such resource
            return null;

        return FinderFromResource.loadRules(d, pluginClass, is, resourceName);

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