org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.visitors
Class PluginVisitors

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.visitors.PluginVisitors

public final class PluginVisitors
extends Object

Utility class to locate an appropriate PluginVisitor implementation for an annotation.


Method Summary
static PluginVisitor<? extends Annotation> findVisitor(Class<? extends Annotation> annotation)
          Creates a PluginVisitor instance for the given annotation class using metadata provided by the annotation's PluginVisitorStrategy annotation.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Method Detail

findVisitor

public static PluginVisitor<? extends Annotation> findVisitor(Class<? extends Annotation> annotation)
Creates a PluginVisitor instance for the given annotation class using metadata provided by the annotation's PluginVisitorStrategy annotation. This instance must be further populated with data to be useful. Such data is passed through both the setters and the visit method.

Parameters:
annotation - the Plugin annotation class to find a PluginVisitor for.
Returns:
a PluginVisitor instance if one could be created, or null otherwise.


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