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19  package org.apache.hadoop.hbase.client;
20  
21  import java.io.IOException;
22  
23  import org.apache.hadoop.conf.Configuration;
24  import org.apache.hadoop.hbase.classification.InterfaceAudience;
25  import org.apache.hadoop.hbase.classification.InterfaceStability;
26  
27  
28  /**
29   * Defines methods to create new HTableInterface.
30   *
31   * @since 0.21.0
32   * @deprecated in favor of {@link ConnectionFactory} and {@link Connection}.
33   */
34  @Deprecated
35  @InterfaceAudience.Public
36  @InterfaceStability.Stable
37  public interface HTableInterfaceFactory {
38  
39    /**
40     * Creates a new HTableInterface.
41     *
42     * @param config HBaseConfiguration instance.
43     * @param tableName name of the HBase table.
44     * @return HTableInterface instance.
45     */
46    HTableInterface createHTableInterface(Configuration config, byte[] tableName);
47  
48  
49    /**
50     * Release the HTable resource represented by the table.
51     * @param table
52     */
53    void releaseHTableInterface(final HTableInterface table) throws IOException;
54  }