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16
17 package org.apache.jetspeed.services.registry;
18
19 import java.io.Reader JavaDoc;
20 import java.util.Map JavaDoc;
21
22 /**
23  * Interface for manipulating RegistryFragments in a fragment based
24  * registry implementation.
25  *
26  * @author <a HREF="mailto:raphael@apache.org">RaphaŽl Luta</a>
27  * @version $Id: FileRegistry.java,v 1.4 2004/02/23 03:31:50 jford Exp $
28  */

29 public interface FileRegistry {
30
31     public static final int DEFAULT_REFRESH = 300;
32
33     /** Refresh the state of the registry implementation. Should be called
34      * whenever the underlying fragments are modified
35      */

36     public void refresh();
37
38     /**
39      * @return a Map of all fragments keyed by file names
40      */

41     public Map JavaDoc getFragmentMap();
42
43     /**
44      * Read and unmarshal a fragment in memory
45      * @param name the name of this fragment
46      * @param reader the reader to use for creating this fragment
47      * @param persistent whether this fragment should be persisted on disk in
48      * the registry
49      */

50     public void createFragment(String JavaDoc name, Reader JavaDoc reader, boolean persistent);
51
52     /**
53      * Load and unmarshal a RegistryFragment from the file
54      * @param file the absolute file path storing this fragment
55      */

56     public void loadFragment(String JavaDoc file);
57
58     /**
59      * Marshal and save a RegistryFragment to disk
60      * @param file the absolute file path storing this fragment
61      */

62     public void saveFragment(String JavaDoc file);
63
64     /**
65      * Remove a fragment from storage
66      * @param file the absolute file path storing this fragment
67      */

68     public void removeFragment(String JavaDoc file);
69 }
70
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