Interface MergeableMetadata

All Superinterfaces:

public interface MergeableMetadata extends Metadata
A piece of metadata that needs to be merged with any current metadata before installation/deployment.
  • Method Details

    • merge

      void merge(File current, File result) throws RepositoryException
      Merges this metadata into the current metadata (if any). Note that this method will be invoked regardless whether metadata currently exists or not.
      current - The path to the current metadata file, may not exist but must not be null.
      result - The path to the result file where the merged metadata should be stored, must not be null.
      RepositoryException - If the metadata could not be merged.
    • isMerged

      boolean isMerged()
      Indicates whether this metadata has been merged.
      true if the metadata has been merged, false otherwise.