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package org.apache.catalina.loader;

 * Internal interface that <code>ClassLoader implementations may
 * optionally implement to support the auto-reload functionality of
 * the classloader associated with the context.
 * @author Craig R. McClanahan
 * @version $Revision: 467222 $ $Date: 2006-10-24 05:17:11 +0200 (mar., 24 oct. 2006) $

public interface Reloader {

     * Add a new repository to the set of places this ClassLoader can look for
     * classes to be loaded.
     * @param repository Name of a source of classes to be loaded, such as a
     *  directory pathname, a JAR file pathname, or a ZIP file pathname
     * @exception IllegalArgumentException if the specified repository is
     *  invalid or does not exist
    public void addRepository(String repository);

     * Return a String array of the current repositories for this class
     * loader.  If there are no repositories, a zero-length array is
     * returned.
    public String[] findRepositories();

     * Have one or more classes or resources been modified so that a reload
     * is appropriate?
    public boolean modified();


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