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014
015package org.apache.tapestry5.ioc.annotations;
016
017import java.lang.annotation.Documented;
018import java.lang.annotation.Retention;
019import java.lang.annotation.Target;
020
021import static java.lang.annotation.ElementType.METHOD;
022import static java.lang.annotation.ElementType.TYPE;
023import static java.lang.annotation.RetentionPolicy.RUNTIME;
024
025/**
026 * Marker annotation placed on a service builder method to indicate that the service should be eagerly loaded: realized
027 * as if a service method had been invoked. Service realization invokes the service builder method and applys any
028 * decorators to the service.
029 * <p/>
030 * This annotation may also be placed directly on a service implementation class, when using autobuilding via the {@link
031 * org.apache.tapestry5.ioc.ServiceBinder}.
032 *
033 * @see org.apache.tapestry5.ioc.ServiceBindingOptions#eagerLoad()
034 */
035@Target(
036        {TYPE, METHOD})
037@Retention(RUNTIME)
038@Documented
039@UseWith(AnnotationUseContext.SERVICE)
040public @interface EagerLoad
041{
042
043}