001/**
002 * Logback: the reliable, generic, fast and flexible logging framework.
003 * Copyright (C) 1999-2015, QOS.ch. All rights reserved.
004 *
005 * This program and the accompanying materials are dual-licensed under
006 * either the terms of the Eclipse Public License v1.0 as published by
007 * the Eclipse Foundation
008 *
009 *   or (per the licensee's choosing)
010 *
011 * under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 2.1
012 * as published by the Free Software Foundation.
013 */
014package ch.qos.logback.classic.selector;
015
016import java.util.List;
017
018import ch.qos.logback.classic.LoggerContext;
019
020/**
021 * An interface that provides access to different contexts.
022 * 
023 * It is used by the LoggerFactory to access the context
024 * it will use to retrieve loggers.
025 *
026 * @author Ceki Gülcü
027 * @author Sébastien Pennec
028 */
029public interface ContextSelector {
030
031    LoggerContext getLoggerContext();
032
033    LoggerContext getLoggerContext(String name);
034
035    LoggerContext getDefaultLoggerContext();
036
037    LoggerContext detachLoggerContext(String loggerContextName);
038
039    List<String> getContextNames();
040}