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package java.io;


/**
 
* A filter for abstract pathnames.
 
*
 
* <p> Instances of this interface may be passed to the <code>{@link
 
* File#listFiles(java.io.FileFilter) listFiles(FileFilter)}</code> method
 
* of the <code> </code> class.
 
*
 
* @since 1.2
 
*/

@FunctionalInterface
public interface FileFilter {

    
/**
     
* Tests whether or not the specified abstract pathname should be
     
* included in a pathname list.
     
*
     
* @param
  
pathnameThe abstract pathname to be tested
     
* @return
  
<code>true</code> if and only if <code>pathname</code>
     
*
          
should be included
     
*/

    
boolean accept(File pathname);
}