org.hibernate.classic
Interface Validatable


public interface Validatable

Implemented by persistent classes with invariants that must be checked before inserting into or updating the database.

Author:
Gavin King

Method Summary
 void validate()
          Validate the state of the object before persisting it.
 

Method Detail

validate

void validate()
              throws ValidationFailure
Validate the state of the object before persisting it. If a violation occurs, throw a ValidationFailure. This method must not change the state of the object by side-effect.

Throws:
ValidationFailure - if an invariant is violated


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