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20  package org.apache.hadoop.hbase.util;
21  
22  /**
23   * Has some basic interaction with the environment. Alternate implementations
24   * can be used where required (eg in tests).
25   *
26   * @see EnvironmentEdgeManager
27   */
28  public interface EnvironmentEdge {
29  
30    /**
31     * Returns the currentTimeMillis.
32     *
33     * @return currentTimeMillis.
34     */
35    long currentTimeMillis();
36  }