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Question about hashSet

 
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i was expecting this code to return 1 as i overrode equals. but it returned 2?
why is that?

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i was expecting this code to return 1 as i overrode equals. but it returned 2?
why is that?



The hashing collections require that you to obey the equal() / hashCode() contract. If you override equals, then you should also override hashCode() as well -- as you have the code written, you broke the contract.

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hashCode method is not overridden. So equals will not get called. So answer will be 2...
 
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This is because you have not overridden hashCode().
 
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Got it.
 
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