Java.lang.Long.equals() Method

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Description

The java.lang.Long.equals() method compares this object to the specified object. The result is true if and only if the argument is not null and is a Long object that contains the same long value as this object.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.Long.equals() method

public boolean equals(Object obj)

Parameters

  • obj -- This is the object to compare with.

Return Value

This method returns true if the objects are the same, else false.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.Long.equals() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

public class LongDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

     Long obj1 = new Long(79845);
     Long obj2 = new Long(79800);
     System.out.print("Is obj1 and obj2 equal ? ");
     System.out.println(obj1.equals(obj2));
    
     obj1 = new Long(45469);
     obj2 = new Long(45469);
     System.out.print("Is obj1 and obj2 equal ? ");
     System.out.println(obj1.equals(obj2));
   }
}  

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Is obj1 and obj2 equal ? false
Is obj1 and obj2 equal ? true



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