OracleDateTime.CompareTo Method

Compares this OracleDateTime structure to the supplied object and returns an indication of their relative values.

Namespace: System.Data.OracleClient
Assembly: System.Data.OracleClient (in

public int CompareTo (
	Object obj
public final int CompareTo (
	Object obj
public final function CompareTo (
	obj : Object
) : int



The object to be compared.

Return Value

A signed number indicating the relative values of the instance and the object.

Return value


Less than zero

This structure is less than the object.


This structure is the same as the object.

Greater than zero

This structure is greater than the object,

object is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic)

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1

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