Interface CacheDefinitionSource

All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractFallbackCacheDefinitionSource, AnnotationCacheDefinitionSource, CompositeCacheDefinitionSource

public interface CacheDefinitionSource

Interface used by CacheInterceptor. Implementations know how to source cache operation attributes, whether from configuration, metadata attributes at source level, or anywhere else.

Costin Leau

Method Summary
 CacheDefinition getCacheDefinition(Method method, Class<?> targetClass)
          Return the cache operation definition for this method.

Method Detail


CacheDefinition getCacheDefinition(Method method,
                                   Class<?> targetClass)
Return the cache operation definition for this method. Return null if the method is not cacheable.

method - method
targetClass - target class. May be null, in which case the declaring class of the method must be used.
CacheDefinition the matching cache operation definition, or null if none found