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1   /*
2    * Copyright (c) 1998-2004 The Jgroup Team.
3    *
4    * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
5    * it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 2 as
6    * published by the Free Software Foundation.
7    *
8    * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
9    * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
10   * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
11   * GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
12   *
13   * You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
14   * along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
15   * Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
16   *
17   */
18  
19  package jgroup.core.protocols;
20  
21  import java.lang.annotation.Documented;
22  import java.lang.annotation.ElementType;
23  import java.lang.annotation.Inherited;
24  import java.lang.annotation.Retention;
25  import java.lang.annotation.RetentionPolicy;
26  import java.lang.annotation.Target;
27  
28  /**
29   * Annotation marker for leadercast methods.  That is methods whose
30   * invocations are only performed by the leader, while the followers
31   * are updated.
32   *
33   * @author Hein Meling
34   * @since Jgroup 3.0
35   */
36  @Documented
37  @Inherited
38  @Retention(RetentionPolicy.RUNTIME)
39  @Target(ElementType.METHOD)
40  public @interface Leadercast {
41  } // END Leadercast