Code Correctness: null Argument to equals()

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#REDIRECT Failure to follow guideline/specification


Last revision (mm/dd/yy): 04/7/2009


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Description

The expression obj.equals(null) should always be false.

The program uses the equals() method to compare an object with null. The contract of the equals() method requires this comparison to always return false[1].

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