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package de.danielbechler.diff.circular;

Defines how the CircularReferenceDetector compares object instances. The default is EQUALITY_OPERATOR and this should be sufficient in mose cases. However, you may be dealing with an object model that returns copies of its properties, instead of reusing the exact same instance. In this cases it would be easy to end up in infinite loops, as the default circular reference detection would not be able to detect this. In those cases you should switch to the EQUALS_METHOD mode. The trade-off is, that this renders you unable to nest equal but different objects.
{
Compares objects using the == operator.
	EQUALITY_OPERATOR,

	EQUALS_METHOD
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