trait Releasable[-R]

A type class describing how to release a particular type of resource.

A resource is anything which needs to be released, closed, or otherwise cleaned up in some way after it is finished being used, and for which waiting for the object's garbage collection to be cleaned up would be unacceptable. For example, an instance of would be considered a resource, because it is important to close the stream after it is finished being used.

An instance of Releasable is needed in order to automatically manage a resource with Using. An implicit instance is provided for all types extending java.lang.AutoCloseable.

Type Params

the type of the resource

class Object
trait Matchable
class Any

Value members

Abstract methods

def release(resource: R): Unit

Releases the specified resource.