Module java.base

Class URLStreamHandlerProvider

All Implemented Interfaces:

public abstract class URLStreamHandlerProvider extends Object implements URLStreamHandlerFactory
URL stream handler service-provider class.

A URL stream handler provider is a concrete subclass of this class that has a zero-argument constructor. URL stream handler providers may be installed in an instance of the Java platform by adding them to the application class path.

A URL stream handler provider identifies itself with a provider-configuration file named in the resource directory META-INF/services. The file should contain a list of fully-qualified concrete URL stream handler provider class names, one per line.

URL stream handler providers are located at runtime, as specified in the URL constructor.

  • Constructor Details

    • URLStreamHandlerProvider

      protected URLStreamHandlerProvider()
      Initializes a new URL stream handler provider.
      SecurityException - If a security manager has been installed and it denies RuntimePermission("setFactory").