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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 System.Data.OracleClient.dll)

Public Function CompareTo ( _
	obj As Object _
) As Integer


Type: System.Object
The object to be compared.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
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)



.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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