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19  package org.apache.shiro.authz.permission;
20  
21  /**
22   * Interface implemented by a component that wishes to use any application-configured <tt>PermissionResolver</tt> that
23   * might already exist instead of potentially creating one itself.
24   *
25   * <p>This is mostly implemented by {@link org.apache.shiro.authz.Authorizer Authorizer} and
26   * {@link org.apache.shiro.realm.Realm Realm} implementations since they
27   * are the ones performing permission checks and need to know how to resolve Strings into
28   * {@link org.apache.shiro.authz.Permission Permission} instances.
29   *
30   * @since 0.9
31   */
32  public interface PermissionResolverAware {
33  
34      /**
35       * Sets the specified <tt>PermissionResolver</tt> on this instance.
36       *
37       * @param pr the <tt>PermissionResolver</tt> being set.
38       */
39      public void setPermissionResolver(PermissionResolver pr);
40  }