org.apache.logging.log4j.core.util
Class TypeUtil

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.apache.logging.log4j.core.util.TypeUtil

public final class TypeUtil
extends Object

Utility class for working with Java Types and derivatives. This class is adapted heavily from the Spring Framework, specifically the TypeUtils class.

Since:
2.1
See Also:
Type, GenericArrayType, ParameterizedType, WildcardType, Class

Method Summary
static boolean isAssignable(Type lhs, Type rhs)
          Indicates if two Types are assignment compatible.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Method Detail

isAssignable

public static boolean isAssignable(Type lhs,
                                   Type rhs)
Indicates if two Types are assignment compatible.

Parameters:
lhs - the left hand side to check assignability to
rhs - the right hand side to check assignability from
Returns:
true if it is legal to assign a variable of type rhs to a variable of type lhs
See Also:
Class.isAssignableFrom(Class)


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