org.springframework.core

Interface OrderComparator.OrderSourceProvider

  • Enclosing class:
    OrderComparator
    Functional Interface:
    This is a functional interface and can therefore be used as the assignment target for a lambda expression or method reference.


    @FunctionalInterface
    public static interface OrderComparator.OrderSourceProvider
    Strategy interface to provide an order source for a given object.
    Since:
    4.1
    • Method Detail

      • getOrderSource

        @Nullable
        java.lang.Object getOrderSource(java.lang.Object obj)
        Return an order source for the specified object, i.e. an object that should be checked for an order value as a replacement to the given object.

        Can also be an array of order source objects.

        If the returned object does not indicate any order, the comparator will fall back to checking the original object.

        Parameters:
        obj - the object to find an order source for
        Returns:
        the order source for that object, or null if none found