Interface Cache

  • All Known Implementing Classes:
    FixedSizeCache, SoftReferenceCache

    public interface Cache
    Interface for managing caches of objects. Caches serve as factories for CacheReference objects. These references can be cleared at any time after creation, using heuristics determined by the Cache implementation.
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    • Method Detail

      • makeReference

        CacheReference makeReference​(Object o)
        Construct a temporary reference to an object. The reference persists until it becomes dereferenced itself, it is explicitly cleared by the user, or the cache determines that it is a candidate for disposal.