Spring Framework

org.springframework.cache.annotation
Interface CacheAnnotationParser

All Known Implementing Classes:
SpringCacheAnnotationParser

public interface CacheAnnotationParser

Strategy interface for parsing known caching annotation types. AnnotationCacheOperationSource delegates to such parsers for supporting specific annotation types such as Spring's own Cacheable, CachePut or CacheEvict.

Since:
3.1
Author:
Costin Leau

Method Summary
 java.util.Collection<CacheOperation> parseCacheAnnotations(java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement ae)
          Parses the cache definition for the given method or class, based on a known annotation type.
 

Method Detail

parseCacheAnnotations

java.util.Collection<CacheOperation> parseCacheAnnotations(java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement ae)
Parses the cache definition for the given method or class, based on a known annotation type.

This essentially parses a known cache annotation into Spring's metadata attribute class. Returns null if the method/class is not cacheable.

Parameters:
ae - the annotated method or class
Returns:
CacheOperation the configured caching operation, or null if none was found
See Also:
AnnotationCacheOperationSource.determineCacheOperations(AnnotatedElement)

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