Interface ModuleURIResolver

  • All Known Implementing Classes:

    public interface ModuleURIResolver
    A ModuleURIResolver is used when resolving references to query modules. It takes as input a URI that identifies the module to be loaded, and a set of location hints, and returns one or more StreamSource objects containing the queries to be imported.
    • Method Summary

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      Modifier and Type Method Description[] resolve​(java.lang.String moduleURI, java.lang.String baseURI, java.lang.String[] locations)
      Locate a query module, or a set of query modules, given the identifying URI and a set of associated location hints.
    • Method Detail

      • resolve[] resolve​(java.lang.String moduleURI,
                                                          java.lang.String baseURI,
                                                          java.lang.String[] locations)
                                                   throws XPathException
        Locate a query module, or a set of query modules, given the identifying URI and a set of associated location hints.

        The module URI resolver is generally invoked when locating library modules. When a module import declaration is encountered in the query source, Saxon first expands any relative URIs appearing in the location hints to absolute URIs by resolving against the base URI of the module. It then discards any absolutized location hints that have previously been used in processing other module import declarations. If there are no remaining location hints, and if a module with the requested module URI has already been loaded, then the module URI resolver is not called (it is assumed this is a duplicate request). In all other cases, the module URI resolver is called, passing the requested module namespace URI and the list of absolutized location hints excluding any that have been used in a previous request.

        The module URI resolver is also invoked when loading the main query module in cases where this is provided in the form of a URI: specifically, when running a query from the command line specifying the -u option, or with a supplied query file name that starts with "http:" or "file:". When locating the main query module, the moduleURI and baseURI parameters will be null, and the resolver must either return null (which delegates to the standard ModuleURIResolver), or must return a singleton StreamSource, that is, an array of length 1.

        moduleURI - the module URI of the module to be imported; or null when loading a non-library module.
        baseURI - The base URI of the module containing the "import module" declaration; null if no base URI is known
        locations - The set of URIs specified in the "at" clause of "import module", which serve as location hints for the module. The values supplied are absolute URIs formed by resolving the relative URI appearing in the query against the base URI of the query.
        an array of StreamSource objects each identifying the contents of a query module to be imported. Each StreamSource must contain a non-null absolute System ID which will be used as the base URI of the imported module, and either an InputStream or an Reader representing the text of the module.

        The contained InputStream or Reader must be positioned at the start of the content to be read; it will be consumed by the system and will be closed after use.

        The method may alternatively return null, in which case the system attempts to resolve the URI using the standard module URI resolver. The standard module URI resolver attempts to dereference each one of the location hints to locate a query module. If there are no location hints, or if any location hint cannot be dereferenced, it reports a fatal error.

        XPathException - if the module cannot be located, and if delegation to the default module resolver is not required.