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27  
28  package org.apache.http.cookie;
29  
30  import java.io.Serializable;
31  import java.util.Comparator;
32  
33  import org.apache.http.annotation.Immutable;
34  
35  /**
36   * This cookie comparator ensures that multiple cookies satisfying
37   * a common criteria are ordered in the <tt>Cookie</tt> header such
38   * that those with more specific Path attributes precede those with
39   * less specific.
40   *
41   * <p>
42   * This comparator assumes that Path attributes of two cookies
43   * path-match a commmon request-URI. Otherwise, the result of the
44   * comparison is undefined.
45   * </p>
46   *
47   *
48   * @since 4.0
49   */
50  @Immutable
51  public class CookiePathComparator implements Serializable, Comparator<Cookie> {
52  
53      private static final long serialVersionUID = 7523645369616405818L;
54  
55      private String normalizePath(final Cookie cookie) {
56          String path = cookie.getPath();
57          if (path == null) {
58              path = "/";
59          }
60          if (!path.endsWith("/")) {
61              path = path + '/';
62          }
63          return path;
64      }
65  
66      public int compare(final Cookie c1, final Cookie c2) {
67          final String path1 = normalizePath(c1);
68          final String path2 = normalizePath(c2);
69          if (path1.equals(path2)) {
70              return 0;
71          } else if (path1.startsWith(path2)) {
72              return -1;
73          } else if (path2.startsWith(path1)) {
74              return 1;
75          } else {
76              // Does not really matter
77              return 0;
78          }
79      }
80  
81  }