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1   /*
2    * Copyright 2006-2007 the original author or authors.
3    *
4    * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
5    * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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16  package org.springframework.batch.core.configuration;
17  
18  import org.springframework.batch.core.Job;
19  import org.springframework.batch.core.launch.NoSuchJobException;
20  
21  /**
22   * A runtime service locator interface for retrieving job configurations by
23   * <code>name</code>.
24   * 
25   * @author Dave Syer
26   * 
27   */
28  public interface JobLocator {
29  
30  	/**
31  	 * Locates a {@link Job} at runtime.
32  	 * 
33  	 * @param name the name of the {@link Job} which should be
34  	 * unique
35  	 * @return a {@link Job} identified by the given name
36  	 * 
37  	 * @throws NoSuchJobException if the required configuration can
38  	 * not be found.
39  	 */
40  	Job getJob(String name) throws NoSuchJobException;
41  }