Compare Two File Paths In Java

Chapter: File Last Updated: 17-04-2016 16:47:37 UTC

Program:

            /* ............... START ............... */
                
import java.io.*;

public class JavaCompareTwoFilePath {
	public static void main(String[] args) {

		File file1 = new File("C://File//File1.txt");

		File file2 = new File("C://File//File2.txt");

		if (file1.compareTo(file2) == 0) {
			System.out.println("Both paths are same!");
		} else {
			System.out.println("Paths are not same!");
		}
	}
}

                /* ............... END ............... */
        

Notes:

  • Two file paths are comparing using compareTo method of Java.
  • compareTo method returns 0 of both paths are same, integer less than 0 if file path is less than that of argument, and positive integer if the file path is grater than that of argument.

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