helma.objectmodel.db
Interface IDGenerator


public interface IDGenerator

An interface for objects that generate IDs (Strings) that are unique for a specific type.


Method Summary
 java.lang.String generateID(DbMapping dbmap)
          Generate a new ID for a specific type.
 void init(Application app)
          Init the ID generator for the given application.
 void shutdown()
          Shut down the ID generator.
 

Method Detail

init

void init(Application app)
Init the ID generator for the given application.

Parameters:
app -

shutdown

void shutdown()
Shut down the ID generator.


generateID

java.lang.String generateID(DbMapping dbmap)
                            throws java.lang.Exception
Generate a new ID for a specific type.

Parameters:
dbmap -
Returns:
Throws:
java.lang.Exception


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