// $Id: ValidationProvider.java 17620 2009-10-04 19:19:28Z hardy.ferentschik $
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Implementations must have a public no-arg constructor. The construction of a provider
should be as "lightweight" as possible.
T represents the provider specific Configuration subclass
which typically host provider's additional configuration methods.
Configurationinstance. This instance is not bound to use the current provider. The choice of provider follows the algorithm described in
ValidationProviderResolver used by
is provided by
If null, the default
ValidationProviderResolver is used.
ValidatorFactoryusing the current provider implementation. The
ValidatorFactoryis assembled and follows the configuration passed via
ValidatorFactory is properly initialized and ready for use.
configurationStatethe configuration descriptor
javax.validation.ValidationExceptionif the ValidatorFactory cannot be built