Spring Framework

org.springframework.beans.factory.parsing
Class CompositeComponentDefinition

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.springframework.beans.factory.parsing.AbstractComponentDefinition
      extended by org.springframework.beans.factory.parsing.CompositeComponentDefinition
All Implemented Interfaces:
BeanMetadataElement, ComponentDefinition
Direct Known Subclasses:
AspectComponentDefinition

public class CompositeComponentDefinition
extends AbstractComponentDefinition

ComponentDefinition implementation that holds one or more nested ComponentDefinition instances, aggregating them into a named group of components.

Since:
2.0.1
Author:
Juergen Hoeller
See Also:
getNestedComponents()

Constructor Summary
CompositeComponentDefinition(java.lang.String name, java.lang.Object source)
          Create a new CompositeComponentDefinition.
 
Method Summary
 void addNestedComponent(ComponentDefinition component)
          Add the given component as nested element of this composite component.
 java.lang.String getName()
          Get the user-visible name of this ComponentDefinition.
 ComponentDefinition[] getNestedComponents()
          Return the nested components that this composite component holds.
 java.lang.Object getSource()
          Return the configuration source Object for this metadata element (may be null).
 
Methods inherited from class org.springframework.beans.factory.parsing.AbstractComponentDefinition
getBeanDefinitions, getBeanReferences, getDescription, getInnerBeanDefinitions, toString
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

CompositeComponentDefinition

public CompositeComponentDefinition(java.lang.String name,
                                    java.lang.Object source)
Create a new CompositeComponentDefinition.

Parameters:
name - the name of the composite component
source - the source element that defines the root of the composite component
Method Detail

getName

public java.lang.String getName()
Description copied from interface: ComponentDefinition
Get the user-visible name of this ComponentDefinition.

This should link back directly to the corresponding configuration data for this component in a given context.


getSource

public java.lang.Object getSource()
Description copied from interface: BeanMetadataElement
Return the configuration source Object for this metadata element (may be null).


addNestedComponent

public void addNestedComponent(ComponentDefinition component)
Add the given component as nested element of this composite component.

Parameters:
component - the nested component to add

getNestedComponents

public ComponentDefinition[] getNestedComponents()
Return the nested components that this composite component holds.

Returns:
the array of nested components, or an empty array if none

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