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From Garret Wilson <>
Subject Re: detecting file reload in Apache Commons Configuration2
Date Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:28:41 GMT
On 12/3/2016 9:21 AM, Oliver Heger wrote:
> ...
>> Does it happen _during_ a reload operation or _after_? When I receive
>> this event, is the configuration guaranteed to have the new, reloaded
>> information?
>> Why can't I just have a simple event saying "the configuration now has
>> new data"?
> Maybe a misunderstanding of the reloading mechanism: New data is not
> automatically pushed into a Configuration object you might have a
> reference to. Rather, the configuration builder is reset. So the next
> time you query the builder for a configuration you get a new one with
> updated data.
> When you receive one of the mentioned events the builder has been reset
> and thus you know that new data is available.

Oh, right. I remember reading this now. I'll try one of these events and 
see how it works. Thank you.


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