Spring Framework

org.springframework.util
Class PatternMatchUtils

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.springframework.util.PatternMatchUtils

public abstract class PatternMatchUtils
extends java.lang.Object

Utility methods for simple pattern matching, in particular for Spring's typical "xxx*", "*xxx" and "*xxx*" pattern styles.

Since:
2.0
Author:
Juergen Hoeller

Constructor Summary
PatternMatchUtils()
           
 
Method Summary
static boolean simpleMatch(java.lang.String[] patterns, java.lang.String str)
          Match a String against the given patterns, supporting the following simple pattern styles: "xxx*", "*xxx", "*xxx*" and "xxx*yyy" matches (with an arbitrary number of pattern parts), as well as direct equality.
static boolean simpleMatch(java.lang.String pattern, java.lang.String str)
          Match a String against the given pattern, supporting the following simple pattern styles: "xxx*", "*xxx", "*xxx*" and "xxx*yyy" matches (with an arbitrary number of pattern parts), as well as direct equality.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

PatternMatchUtils

public PatternMatchUtils()
Method Detail

simpleMatch

public static boolean simpleMatch(java.lang.String pattern,
                                  java.lang.String str)
Match a String against the given pattern, supporting the following simple pattern styles: "xxx*", "*xxx", "*xxx*" and "xxx*yyy" matches (with an arbitrary number of pattern parts), as well as direct equality.

Parameters:
pattern - the pattern to match against
str - the String to match
Returns:
whether the String matches the given pattern

simpleMatch

public static boolean simpleMatch(java.lang.String[] patterns,
                                  java.lang.String str)
Match a String against the given patterns, supporting the following simple pattern styles: "xxx*", "*xxx", "*xxx*" and "xxx*yyy" matches (with an arbitrary number of pattern parts), as well as direct equality.

Parameters:
patterns - the patterns to match against
str - the String to match
Returns:
whether the String matches any of the given patterns

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