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package com.sun.jersey.spi.container;
Service-provider interface for creating container instances.

A container instance will be created according to the the supporting generic type of the container.

A provider shall support a one-to-one mapping between a type that is not of the type Object. A provider may support more than one one-to-one mapping or a mapping of sub-types of a type (that is not of the type Object). A provider shall not conflict with other providers.

An implementation (a service-provider) identifies itself by placing a provider-configuration file (if not already present), "com.sun.jersey.spi.container.ContainerProvider" in the resource directory META-INF/services, and including the fully qualified service-provider-class of the implementation in the file.

Parameters:
<T> the type of the container.
Author(s):
Paul.Sandoz@Sun.Com
public interface ContainerProvider<T> {
    
    
Create an container of type T.

The container provider SHOULD NOT initiate the Web application. The container provider MAY modify the resource configuraton.

Parameters:
type the type of the container.
resourceConfig the resource configuration.
application the Web application the container delegates to for the handling of HTTP requests.
Returns:
the container, otherwise null if the provider does not support the requested type.
Throws:
com.sun.jersey.api.container.ContainerException if there is an error creating the container.
    T createContainer(Class<T> typeResourceConfig resourceConfig
            WebApplication application)
    throws ContainerException;
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