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org.springframework.context.annotation
Interface ImportBeanDefinitionRegistrar

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public interface ImportBeanDefinitionRegistrar

Interface to be implemented by types that register additional bean definitions when processing @Configuration classes. Useful when operating at the bean definition level (as opposed to @Bean method/instance level) is desired or necessary.

Along with @Configuration and ImportSelector, classes of this type may be provided to the @Import annotation (or may also be returned from an ImportSelector).

See implementations and associated unit tests for usage examples.

Since:
3.1
Author:
Chris Beams
See Also:
Import, ImportSelector, Configuration

Method Summary
 void registerBeanDefinitions(AnnotationMetadata importingClassMetadata, BeanDefinitionRegistry registry)
          Register bean definitions as necessary based on the given annotation metadata of the importing @Configuration class.
 

Method Detail

registerBeanDefinitions

void registerBeanDefinitions(AnnotationMetadata importingClassMetadata,
                             BeanDefinitionRegistry registry)
Register bean definitions as necessary based on the given annotation metadata of the importing @Configuration class.

Note that BeanDefinitionRegistryPostProcessor types may not be registered here, due to lifecycle constraints related to @Configuration class processing.

Parameters:
importingClassMetadata - annotation metadata of the importing class
registry - current bean definition registry

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