# 1.0.0[−][src]Enum sgx_tstd::cmp::Ordering

```pub enum Ordering {
Less,
Equal,
Greater,
}```

An `Ordering` is the result of a comparison between two values.

# Examples

```use std::cmp::Ordering;

let result = 1.cmp(&2);
assert_eq!(Ordering::Less, result);

let result = 1.cmp(&1);
assert_eq!(Ordering::Equal, result);

let result = 2.cmp(&1);
assert_eq!(Ordering::Greater, result);```

## Variants

`Less`

An ordering where a compared value is less than another.

`Equal`

An ordering where a compared value is equal to another.

`Greater`

An ordering where a compared value is greater than another.

## Methods

### `impl Ordering`[src]

#### `#[must_use]pub fn reverse(self) -> Ordering`[src]

Reverses the `Ordering`.

• `Less` becomes `Greater`.
• `Greater` becomes `Less`.
• `Equal` becomes `Equal`.

# Examples

Basic behavior:

```use std::cmp::Ordering;

assert_eq!(Ordering::Less.reverse(), Ordering::Greater);
assert_eq!(Ordering::Equal.reverse(), Ordering::Equal);
assert_eq!(Ordering::Greater.reverse(), Ordering::Less);```

This method can be used to reverse a comparison:

```let data: &mut [_] = &mut [2, 10, 5, 8];

// sort the array from largest to smallest.
data.sort_by(|a, b| a.cmp(b).reverse());

let b: &mut [_] = &mut [10, 8, 5, 2];
assert!(data == b);```

#### `#[must_use]pub fn then(self, other: Ordering) -> Ordering`1.17.0[src]

Chains two orderings.

Returns `self` when it's not `Equal`. Otherwise returns `other`.

# Examples

```use std::cmp::Ordering;

let result = Ordering::Equal.then(Ordering::Less);
assert_eq!(result, Ordering::Less);

let result = Ordering::Less.then(Ordering::Equal);
assert_eq!(result, Ordering::Less);

let result = Ordering::Less.then(Ordering::Greater);
assert_eq!(result, Ordering::Less);

let result = Ordering::Equal.then(Ordering::Equal);
assert_eq!(result, Ordering::Equal);

let x: (i64, i64, i64) = (1, 2, 7);
let y: (i64, i64, i64) = (1, 5, 3);
let result = x.0.cmp(&y.0).then(x.1.cmp(&y.1)).then(x.2.cmp(&y.2));

assert_eq!(result, Ordering::Less);```

#### `#[must_use]pub fn then_with<F>(self, f: F) -> Ordering where    F: FnOnce() -> Ordering, `1.17.0[src]

Chains the ordering with the given function.

Returns `self` when it's not `Equal`. Otherwise calls `f` and returns the result.

# Examples

```use std::cmp::Ordering;

let result = Ordering::Equal.then_with(|| Ordering::Less);
assert_eq!(result, Ordering::Less);

let result = Ordering::Less.then_with(|| Ordering::Equal);
assert_eq!(result, Ordering::Less);

let result = Ordering::Less.then_with(|| Ordering::Greater);
assert_eq!(result, Ordering::Less);

let result = Ordering::Equal.then_with(|| Ordering::Equal);
assert_eq!(result, Ordering::Equal);

let x: (i64, i64, i64) = (1, 2, 7);
let y: (i64, i64, i64)  = (1, 5, 3);
let result = x.0.cmp(&y.0).then_with(|| x.1.cmp(&y.1)).then_with(|| x.2.cmp(&y.2));

assert_eq!(result, Ordering::Less);```

## Blanket Implementations

### `impl<T> ToOwned for T where    T: Clone, `[src]

#### `type Owned = T`

The resulting type after obtaining ownership.

### `impl<T, U> TryFrom<U> for T where    U: Into<T>, `[src]

#### `type Error = Infallible`

The type returned in the event of a conversion error.

### `impl<T, U> TryInto<U> for T where    U: TryFrom<T>, `[src]

#### `type Error = <U as TryFrom<T>>::Error`

The type returned in the event of a conversion error.