LinkResolver.java

/*
Copyright (c) 2011 James Ahlborn

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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    http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

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*/

package com.healthmarketscience.jackcess.util;

import java.io.File;
import java.io.IOException;

import com.healthmarketscience.jackcess.Database;
import com.healthmarketscience.jackcess.DatabaseBuilder;

/**
 * Resolver for linked databases.
 *
 * @author James Ahlborn
 * @usage _intermediate_class_
 */
public interface LinkResolver 
{
  /**
   * default link resolver used if none provided
   * @usage _general_field_
   */
  public static final LinkResolver DEFAULT = new LinkResolver() {
      public Database resolveLinkedDatabase(Database linkerDb,
                                            String linkeeFileName)
        throws IOException
      {
        return DatabaseBuilder.open(new File(linkeeFileName));
      }
    };

  /**
   * Returns the appropriate Database instance for the linkeeFileName from the
   * given linkerDb.
   */
  public Database resolveLinkedDatabase(Database linkerDb, String linkeeFileName)
    throws IOException;
}