001/*
002 * JPPF.
003 * Copyright (C) 2005-2018 JPPF Team.
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005 *
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018
019package org.jppf.load.balancer;
020
021import org.jppf.node.protocol.*;
022
023/**
024 * Bundler implementations should implement this interface if they wish to have access to a job's information.
025 * @author Laurent Cohen
026 */
027public interface JobAwareness {
028  /**
029   * Get the current job for which load-balancing is being performed.
030   * @return a {@link JPPFDistributedJob} instance.
031   */
032  JPPFDistributedJob getJob();
033
034  /**
035   * Set the current job for which load-balancing is being performed.
036   * This method should never be called directly, as it is set automatically be the JPPF load balancing framework.
037   * @param job a {@link JPPFDistributedJob} instance.
038   */
039  void setJob(JPPFDistributedJob job);
040}