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017package org.apache.commons.configuration.reloading;
018
019/**
020 * Interface that allows other objects to synchronize on a root lock.
021 *
022 * @author <a
023 *         href="http://commons.apache.org/configuration/team-list.html">Commons
024 *         Configuration team</a>
025 * @since 1.7
026 * @version $Id: Reloadable.html 901729 2014-03-15 20:24:09Z oheger $
027 */
028public interface Reloadable
029{
030    Object getReloadLock();
031}