public abstract boolean equals (Object other)

Overriding: java.lang.Object

Tests this path for equality with the given object.

If the given object is not a Path, or is a Path associated with a different FileSystem, then this method returns false.

Whether or not two path are equal depends on the file system implementation. In some cases the paths are compared without regard to case, and others are case sensitive. This method does not access the file system and the file is not required to exist. Where required, the isSameFile method may be used to check if two paths locate the same file.

This method satisfies the general contract of the Object.equals method.

other    the reference object with which to compare.

Returns:  true if, and only if, the given object is a Path that is identical to this Path