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Den Delimarsky|Last Updated: 8/18/2017
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Perform generic comparison on two values where the type of the values is not statically required to have the comparison constraint.

Namespace/Module Path: Microsoft.FSharp.Core.Operators.Unchecked

Assembly: FSharp.Core (in FSharp.Core.dll)


// Signature:
compare : 'T -> 'T -> int

// Usage:
compare lhs rhs


lhs Type: 'T

The first value to compare.

rhs Type: 'T

The second value to compare.

Return Value

The result of the comparison. The result follows the convention for comparison results: -1 if lhs is less then rhs; 1 if lhs is greater than rhs; 0 if they are equal.


This function is named Compare in compiled assemblies. If you are accessing the function from a language other than F#, or through reflection, use this name.


Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2

Version Information

F# Core Library Versions

Supported in: 2.0, 4.0, Portable, Portable

See Also

Operators.Unchecked Module (F#)

Core.Operators Module (F#)

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