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how comparator works

 
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my question is based on following program



when i use ts.add("G") how compare method in MyComp is called?

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To find out, I would go through the source of the method and trace the execution. TreeSet#add(...) calls TreeMap#put(...) on a TreeMap constructed with the supplied comparator, and that comparator is used in put(...)
 
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Darryl Burke wrote:To find out, I would go through the source of the method and trace the execution. TreeSet#add(...) calls TreeMap#put(...) on a TreeMap constructed with the supplied comparator, and that comparator is used in put(...)



do you mean following method



i have doubt in above method.what t.left ,t.right means

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shriram iyer wrote:i have doubt in above method.what t.left ,t.right means


They are the next node downward to the "left" or "right", but for a full explanation you should probably Google something like "B-tree algorithm".

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