org.apache.shiro.util
Interface PatternMatcher

All Known Implementing Classes:
AntPathMatcher, RegExPatternMatcher

public interface PatternMatcher

Interface for components that can match source strings against a specified pattern string.

Different implementations can support different pattern types, for example, Ant style path expressions, or regular expressions, or other types of text based patterns.

Since:
0.9 RC2
See Also:
AntPathMatcher

Method Summary
 boolean matches(String pattern, String source)
          Returns true if the given source matches the specified pattern, false otherwise.
 

Method Detail

matches

boolean matches(String pattern,
                String source)
Returns true if the given source matches the specified pattern, false otherwise.

Parameters:
pattern - the pattern to match against
source - the source to match
Returns:
true if the given source matches the specified pattern, false otherwise.


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