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From Marcus Crafter <craft...@managesoft.com>
Subject Re: Comparing 2 lists via contents?
Date Tue, 09 Nov 2004 13:30:57 GMT
arrgghh.. *head bouncing off the wall*... thanks for pointing out the 
obvious mate :)

Cheers,

Marcus

Christoph Gaffga (triplemind.com) wrote:
> have you tried:
> 
> collection1.equals(collection2)
> 
> I think, that was it.
> 
> regards,
> Christoph Gaffga
> cgaffga@triplemind.com
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Marcus Crafter" <crafterm@managesoft.com>
> Newsgroups: gmane.comp.jakarta.commons.user
> Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 12:54 PM
> Subject: Comparing 2 lists via contents?
> 
> 
> 
>>Hi All,
>>
>>Hope all is going well.
>>
>>I'm looking for a particular method in List or Collection Utils but 
>>can't find it, must be going blind! ;)
>>
>>I've got 2 lists, containing objects that are equal by value but not 
>>equal by reference (ie. a.equals(b) is true, but a == b is false).
>>
>>CollectionUtils.isEqualsCollection(Collection, Collection) seems to work 
>>by comparing whether the objects are equal by reference, ie. whether a 
>>== b is true.
>>
>>Is there something similar for comparing the contents of 2 lists by 
>>value, perhaps somewhere that I've missed?
>>
>>Cheers,
>>
>>Marcus
>>
>>
>>
>>-- 
>>         .....
>>      ,,$$$$$$$$$,      Marcus Crafter
>>     ;$'      '$$$$:    Computer Systems Engineer
>>     $:         $$$$:   ManageSoft Corporation
>>      $       o_)$$$:   Frankfurt am Main, Germany
>>      ;$,    _/\ &&:'
>>        '     /( &&&
>>            \_&&&&'
>>           &&&&.
>>     &&&&&&&:
> 
> 

-- 
         .....
      ,,$$$$$$$$$,      Marcus Crafter
     ;$'      '$$$$:    Computer Systems Engineer
     $:         $$$$:   ManageSoft Corporation
      $       o_)$$$:   Frankfurt am Main, Germany
      ;$,    _/\ &&:'
        '     /( &&&
            \_&&&&'
           &&&&.
     &&&&&&&:

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