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019    package org.apache.shiro.util;
020    
021    import org.apache.shiro.ShiroException;
022    
023    /**
024     * Shiro container-agnostic interface that indicates that this object requires initialization.
025     *
026     * @since 0.2
027     */
028    public interface Initializable {
029    
030        /**
031         * Initializes this object.
032         *
033         * @throws org.apache.shiro.ShiroException
034         *          if an exception occurs during initialization.
035         */
036        void init() throws ShiroException;
037    
038    }