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019    package org.apache.shiro.authz.permission;
020    
021    /**
022     * Interface implemented by a component that wishes to use any application-configured <tt>PermissionResolver</tt> that
023     * might already exist instead of potentially creating one itself.
024     *
025     * <p>This is mostly implemented by {@link org.apache.shiro.authz.Authorizer Authorizer} and
026     * {@link org.apache.shiro.realm.Realm Realm} implementations since they
027     * are the ones performing permission checks and need to know how to resolve Strings into
028     * {@link org.apache.shiro.authz.Permission Permission} instances.
029     *
030     * @since 0.9
031     */
032    public interface PermissionResolverAware {
033    
034        /**
035         * Sets the specified <tt>PermissionResolver</tt> on this instance.
036         *
037         * @param pr the <tt>PermissionResolver</tt> being set.
038         */
039        public void setPermissionResolver(PermissionResolver pr);
040    }