Instances of this class abstract the constraint type (class, method or field constraint) and give access to
meta data about the constraint. This allows a unified handling of constraints in the validator implementation.
- Hardy Ferentschik
- Gunnar Morling
The constraint tree created from the constraint annotation.
The constraint descriptor.
The location at which this constraint is defined.
constraintDescriptor The constraint descriptor for this constraint
location meta data about constraint placement
- Returns the list of groups this constraint is part of. This might include the default group even when
it is not explicitly specified, but part of the redefined default group list of the hosting bean.
o the object from which to retrieve the value.
- Returns the value for this constraint from the specified object. Depending on the type either the value itself
is returned of method or field access is used to access the value.
sb.append( "MetaConstraint" );