package org.codehaus.mojo.flatten.cifriendly;

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import java.io.File;

import org.apache.maven.model.Model;
import org.apache.maven.model.building.ModelBuildingRequest;
import org.apache.maven.model.building.ModelProblemCollector;

/**
* A shameless replacement of ModelInterpolator from maven-model-builder. 
* Made because of class loading issues that ensued when using ModelInterpolator interface.
*/
public interface CiInterpolator
{

   /**
    * Interpolates expressions in the specified model. Note that implementations are free to either interpolate the
    * provided model directly or to create a clone of the model and interpolate the clone. Callers should always use
    * the returned model and must not rely on the input model being updated.
    *
    * @param model The model to interpolate, must not be {@code null}.
    * @param projectDir The project directory, may be {@code null} if the model does not belong to a local project but
    *            to some artifact's metadata.
    * @param request The model building request that holds further settings, must not be {@code null}.
    * @param problems The container used to collect problems that were encountered, must not be {@code null}.
    * @return The interpolated model, never {@code null}.
    */
   Model interpolateModel( Model model, File projectDir, ModelBuildingRequest request,
                           ModelProblemCollector problems );

}