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Node.js buffer equals() Method

❮ Buffer Module


Example

Compare two buffer objects:

var buf1 = Buffer.from('abc');
var buf2 = Buffer.from('abc');

console.log(buf1.equals(buf2));
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Definition and Usage

The equals() method compares two buffer objects and returns true if they are equal, otherwise false.


Syntax

buffer.equals(buf);

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
buf Required. A buffer to compare with

Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean
Node.js Version: 0.11.13

More Examples

Example

Compare two buffer objects:

var buf1 = Buffer.from('abc');
var buf2 = Buffer.from('abcd');

console.log(buf1.equals(buf2);
Run example »

❮ Buffer Module