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Spring Framework example source code file (ConfigurableBeanFactory.java)

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The Spring Framework ConfigurableBeanFactory.java source code

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package org.springframework.beans.factory.config;

import java.beans.PropertyEditor;

import org.springframework.beans.PropertyEditorRegistrar;
import org.springframework.beans.TypeConverter;
import org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanDefinitionStoreException;
import org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanFactory;
import org.springframework.beans.factory.HierarchicalBeanFactory;
import org.springframework.beans.factory.NoSuchBeanDefinitionException;
import org.springframework.util.StringValueResolver;

/**
 * Configuration interface to be implemented by most bean factories. Provides
 * facilities to configure a bean factory, in addition to the bean factory
 * client methods in the {@link org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanFactory}
 * interface.
 *
 * <p>This bean factory interface is not meant to be used in normal application
 * code: Stick to {@link org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanFactory} or
 * {@link org.springframework.beans.factory.ListableBeanFactory} for typical
 * needs. This extended interface is just meant to allow for framework-internal
 * plug'n'play and for special access to bean factory configuration methods.
 *
 * @author Juergen Hoeller
 * @since 03.11.2003
 * @see org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanFactory
 * @see org.springframework.beans.factory.ListableBeanFactory
 * @see ConfigurableListableBeanFactory
 */
public interface ConfigurableBeanFactory extends HierarchicalBeanFactory, SingletonBeanRegistry {

	/**
	 * Scope identifier for the standard singleton scope: "singleton".
	 * Custom scopes can be added via <code>registerScope.
	 * @see #registerScope
	 */
	String SCOPE_SINGLETON = "singleton";

	/**
	 * Scope identifier for the standard prototype scope: "prototype".
	 * Custom scopes can be added via <code>registerScope.
	 * @see #registerScope
	 */
	String SCOPE_PROTOTYPE = "prototype";


	/**
	 * Set the parent of this bean factory.
	 * <p>Note that the parent cannot be changed: It should only be set outside
	 * a constructor if it isn't available at the time of factory instantiation.
	 * @param parentBeanFactory the parent BeanFactory
	 * @throws IllegalStateException if this factory is already associated with
	 * a parent BeanFactory
	 * @see #getParentBeanFactory()
	 */
	void setParentBeanFactory(BeanFactory parentBeanFactory) throws IllegalStateException;

	/**
	 * Set the class loader to use for loading bean classes.
	 * Default is the thread context class loader.
	 * <p>Note that this class loader will only apply to bean definitions
	 * that do not carry a resolved bean class yet. This is the case as of
	 * Spring 2.0 by default: Bean definitions only carry bean class names,
	 * to be resolved once the factory processes the bean definition.
	 * @param beanClassLoader the class loader to use,
	 * or <code>null to suggest the default class loader
	 */
	void setBeanClassLoader(ClassLoader beanClassLoader);

	/**
	 * Return this factory's class loader for loading bean classes.
	 */
	ClassLoader getBeanClassLoader();

	/**
	 * Specify a temporary ClassLoader to use for type matching purposes.
	 * Default is none, simply using the standard bean ClassLoader.
	 * <p>A temporary ClassLoader is usually just specified if
	 * <i>load-time weaving is involved, to make sure that actual bean
	 * classes are loaded as lazily as possible. The temporary loader is
	 * then removed once the BeanFactory completes its bootstrap phase.
	 */
	void setTempClassLoader(ClassLoader tempClassLoader);

	/**
	 * Return the temporary ClassLoader to use for type matching purposes,
	 * if any.
	 */
	ClassLoader getTempClassLoader();

	/**
	 * Set whether to cache bean metadata such as given bean definitions
	 * (in merged fashion) and resolved bean classes. Default is on.
	 * <p>Turn this flag off to enable hot-refreshing of bean definition objects
	 * and in particular bean classes. If this flag is off, any creation of a bean
	 * instance will re-query the bean class loader for newly resolved classes.
	 */
	void setCacheBeanMetadata(boolean cacheBeanMetadata);

	/**
	 * Return whether to cache bean metadata such as given bean definitions
	 * (in merged fashion) and resolved bean classes.
	 */
	boolean isCacheBeanMetadata();

	/**
	 * Add a PropertyEditorRegistrar to be applied to all bean creation processes.
	 * <p>Such a registrar creates new PropertyEditor instances and registers them
	 * on the given registry, fresh for each bean creation attempt. This avoids
	 * the need for synchronization on custom editors; hence, it is generally
	 * preferable to use this method instead of {@link #registerCustomEditor}.
	 * @param registrar the PropertyEditorRegistrar to register
	 */
	void addPropertyEditorRegistrar(PropertyEditorRegistrar registrar);

	/**
	 * Register the given custom property editor for all properties of the
	 * given type. To be invoked during factory configuration.
	 * <p>Note that this method will register a shared custom editor instance;
	 * access to that instance will be synchronized for thread-safety. It is
	 * generally preferable to use {@link #addPropertyEditorRegistrar} instead
	 * of this method, to avoid for the need for synchronization on custom editors.
	 * @param requiredType type of the property
	 * @param propertyEditorClass the {@link PropertyEditor} class to register
	 */
	void registerCustomEditor(Class requiredType, Class propertyEditorClass);

	/**
	 * Register the given custom property editor for all properties of the
	 * given type. To be invoked during factory configuration.
	 * <p>Note that this method will register a shared custom editor instance;
	 * access to that instance will be synchronized for thread-safety. It is
	 * generally preferable to use {@link #addPropertyEditorRegistrar} instead
	 * of this method, to avoid for the need for synchronization on custom editors.
	 * @param requiredType type of the property
	 * @param propertyEditor editor to register
	 * @deprecated as of Spring 2.0.7, in favor of {@link #addPropertyEditorRegistrar}
	 * and {@link #registerCustomEditor(Class, Class)}
	 */
	void registerCustomEditor(Class requiredType, PropertyEditor propertyEditor);

	/**
	 * Set a custom type converter that this BeanFactory should use for converting
	 * bean property values, constructor argument values, etc.
	 * <p>This will override the default PropertyEditor mechanism and hence make
	 * any custom editors or custom editor registrars irrelevant.
	 * @see #addPropertyEditorRegistrar
	 * @see #registerCustomEditor
	 */
	void setTypeConverter(TypeConverter typeConverter);

	/**
	 * Obtain a type converter as used by this BeanFactory. This may be a fresh
	 * instance for each call, since TypeConverters are usually <i>not thread-safe.
	 * <p>If the default PropertyEditor mechanism is active, the returned
	 * TypeConverter will be aware of all custom editors that have been registered.
	 */
	TypeConverter getTypeConverter();

	/**
	 * Add a new BeanPostProcessor that will get applied to beans created
	 * by this factory. To be invoked during factory configuration.
	 * @param beanPostProcessor the bean processor to register
	 */
	void addBeanPostProcessor(BeanPostProcessor beanPostProcessor);

	/**
	 * Return the current number of registered BeanPostProcessors, if any.
	 */
	int getBeanPostProcessorCount();

	/**
	 * Register the given scope, backed by the given Scope implementation.
	 * @param scopeName the scope identifier
	 * @param scope the backing Scope implementation
	 */
	void registerScope(String scopeName, Scope scope);

	/**
	 * Return the names of all currently registered scopes.
	 * <p>This will only return the names of explicitly registered scopes.
	 * Built-in scopes such as "singleton" and "prototype" won't be exposed.
	 * @return the array of scope names, or an empty array if none
	 * @see #registerScope
	 */
	String[] getRegisteredScopeNames();

	/**
	 * Return the Scope implementation for the given scope name, if any.
	 * <p>This will only return explicitly registered scopes.
	 * Built-in scopes such as "singleton" and "prototype" won't be exposed.
	 * @param scopeName the name of the scope
	 * @return the registered Scope implementation, or <code>null if none
	 * @see #registerScope
	 */
	Scope getRegisteredScope(String scopeName);

	/**
	 * Copy all relevant configuration from the given other factory.
	 * <p>Should include all standard configuration settings as well as
	 * BeanPostProcessors, Scopes, and factory-specific internal settings.
	 * Should not include any metadata of actual bean definitions,
	 * such as BeanDefinition objects and bean name aliases.
	 * @param otherFactory the other BeanFactory to copy from
	 */
	void copyConfigurationFrom(ConfigurableBeanFactory otherFactory);

	/**
	 * Given a bean name, create an alias. We typically use this method to
	 * support names that are illegal within XML ids (used for bean names).
	 * <p>Typically invoked during factory configuration, but can also be
	 * used for runtime registration of aliases. Therefore, a factory
	 * implementation should synchronize alias access.
	 * @param beanName the canonical name of the target bean
	 * @param alias the alias to be registered for the bean
	 * @throws BeanDefinitionStoreException if the alias is already in use
	 */
	void registerAlias(String beanName, String alias) throws BeanDefinitionStoreException;

	/**
	 * Resolve all alias target names and aliases registered in this
	 * factory, applying the given StringValueResolver to them.
	 * <p>The value resolver may for example resolve placeholders
	 * in target bean names and even in alias names.
	 * @param valueResolver the StringValueResolver to apply
	 */
	void resolveAliases(StringValueResolver valueResolver);

	/**
	 * Return a merged BeanDefinition for the given bean name,
	 * merging a child bean definition with its parent if necessary.
	 * Considers bean definitions in ancestor factories as well.
	 * @param beanName the name of the bean to retrieve the merged definition for
	 * @return a (potentially merged) BeanDefinition for the given bean
	 * @throws NoSuchBeanDefinitionException if there is no bean definition with the given name
	 */
	BeanDefinition getMergedBeanDefinition(String beanName) throws NoSuchBeanDefinitionException;

	/**
	 * Determine whether the bean with the given name is a FactoryBean.
	 * @param name the name of the bean to check
	 * @return whether the bean is a FactoryBean
	 * (<code>false means the bean exists but is not a FactoryBean)
	 * @throws NoSuchBeanDefinitionException if there is no bean with the given name
	 */
	boolean isFactoryBean(String name) throws NoSuchBeanDefinitionException;

	/**
	 * Determine whether the specified bean is currently in creation.
	 * @param beanName the name of the bean
	 * @return whether the bean is currently in creation
	 */
	boolean isCurrentlyInCreation(String beanName);

	/**
	 * Register a dependent bean for the given bean,
	 * to be destroyed before the given bean is destroyed.
	 * @param beanName the name of the bean
	 * @param dependentBeanName the name of the dependent bean
	 */
	void registerDependentBean(String beanName, String dependentBeanName);

	/**
	 * Return the names of all beans which depend on the specified bean, if any.
	 * @param beanName the name of the bean
	 * @return the array of dependent bean names, or an empty array if none
	 */
	String[] getDependentBeans(String beanName);

	/**
	 * Return the names of all beans that the specified bean depends on, if any.
	 * @param beanName the name of the bean
	 * @return the array of names of beans which the bean depends on,
	 * or an empty array if none
	 */
	String[] getDependenciesForBean(String beanName);

	/**
	 * Destroy the given bean instance (usually a prototype instance
	 * obtained from this factory) according to its bean definition.
	 * <p>Any exception that arises during destruction should be caught
	 * and logged instead of propagated to the caller of this method.
	 * @param beanName the name of the bean definition
	 * @param beanInstance the bean instance to destroy
	 */
	void destroyBean(String beanName, Object beanInstance);

	/**
	 * Destroy the specified scoped bean in the current target scope, if any.
	 * <p>Any exception that arises during destruction should be caught
	 * and logged instead of propagated to the caller of this method.
	 * @param beanName the name of the scoped bean
	 */
	void destroyScopedBean(String beanName);

	/**
	 * Destroy all singleton beans in this factory, including inner beans that have
	 * been registered as disposable. To be called on shutdown of a factory.
	 * <p>Any exception that arises during destruction should be caught
	 * and logged instead of propagated to the caller of this method.
	 */
	void destroySingletons();

}

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