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Duration equals(Duration) method in Java with Examples

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  • Last Updated : 26 Nov, 2018
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The equals(Duration) method of Duration Class in java.time package is used to check whether this duration is equal to the duration passed as the parameter.

Syntax:

public boolean equals(Duration otherDuration)

Parameters: This method accepts a parameter otherDuration which is the duration to which this duration will be compared to.

Return Value: This method returns a boolean value showing whether this Duration is equal to the otherDuration or not.

Below examples illustrate the Duration.equals() method:

Example 1:




// Java code to illustrate equals() method
  
import java.time.Duration;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Duration using parse() method
        Duration duration1
            = Duration.parse("P2DT3H4M");
  
        // Duration using ofDays() method
        Duration duration2
            = Duration.ofDays(10);
  
        // Compare the durations
        // using equals() method
        System.out.println(duration1
                               .equals(duration2));
    }
}

Output:

false

Example 2:




// Java code to illustrate equals() method
  
import java.time.Duration;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Duration using ofHours() method
        Duration duration1
            = Duration.ofHours(5);
  
        // Duration using ofHours() method
        Duration duration2
            = Duration.ofHours(5);
  
        // Compare the durations
        // using equals() method
        System.out.println(duration1
                               .equals(duration2));
    }
}

Output:

true

Example 3:




// Java code to illustrate equals() method
  
import java.time.Duration;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Duration using ofDays() method
        Duration duration1
            = Duration.ofDays(5);
  
        // Duration using ofHours() method
        Duration duration2
            = Duration.ofHours(5);
  
        // Compare the durations
        // using equals() method
        System.out.println(duration1
                               .equals(duration2));
    }
}

Output:

false

Reference: Oracle Doc


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