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== with array elements

Jasper Vader
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Joined: Jan 10, 2003
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code snippet...
boolean[] b1 = new boolean[2];
boolean[] b2 = {true , false};
System.out.println( "" + (b1[0] == b2[0]) + ", "+ (b1[1] == b2[1]) );
b1's elements are initialised to false and false...anyway, it seems that false,true is printed out...what bothers me is that == seems to be behaving like a Wrapper class equals() method here?

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Maulin Vasavada
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Joined: Nov 04, 2001
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hi jasper,
why it bothers u?
b1[0] , b1[1] , b2[0], b2[1] are simple boolean variables and == works same as normal == works for any other primitive data type...
whats so big deal here?
i don't understand your point.
Jasper Vader
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Joined: Jan 10, 2003
Posts: 284
Hi there Maulin... thankyou, i sort of got a bit confused, thought it was a Boolean wrapper class or something...thanks for setting me straight!
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