Class URLStreamHandlerProvider

All Implemented Interfaces:
public abstract class URLStreamHandlerProvider
extends Object
implements URLStreamHandlerFactory

URL stream handler service-provider class.

A URL stream handler provider is a concrete subclass of this class that has a zero-argument constructor. URL stream handler providers may be installed in an instance of the Java platform by adding them to the application class path.

A URL stream handler provider identifies itself with a provider-configuration file named in the resource directory META-INF/services. The file should contain a list of fully-qualified concrete URL stream handler provider class names, one per line.

URL stream handler providers are located at runtime, as specified in the URL constructor.


Constructor Summary

Modifier Constructor Description
protected URLStreamHandlerProvider()

Initializes a new URL stream handler provider.

Method Summary

Methods declared in class java.lang.Object

clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Methods declared in interface


Constructor Detail


protected URLStreamHandlerProvider()

Initializes a new URL stream handler provider.

SecurityException - If a security manager has been installed and it denies RuntimePermission("setFactory").