JavaTM 2 Platform
Std. Ed. v1.4.2
Interface CRLSelector

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public interface CRLSelector
extends Cloneable

A selector that defines a set of criteria for selecting CRLs. Classes that implement this interface are often used to specify which CRLs should be retrieved from a CertStore.

Concurrent Access

Unless otherwise specified, the methods defined in this interface are not thread-safe. Multiple threads that need to access a single object concurrently should synchronize amongst themselves and provide the necessary locking. Multiple threads each manipulating separate objects need not synchronize.

See Also:
CRL, CertStore, CertStore.getCRLs(

Method Summary
 Object clone()
          Makes a copy of this CRLSelector.
 boolean match(CRL crl)
          Decides whether a CRL should be selected.

Method Detail


public boolean match(CRL crl)
Decides whether a CRL should be selected.

crl - the CRL to be checked
true if the CRL should be selected, false otherwise


public Object clone()
Makes a copy of this CRLSelector. Changes to the copy will not affect the original and vice versa.

a copy of this CRLSelector

JavaTM 2 Platform
Std. Ed. v1.4.2

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