JD.EQ.UTA is found when there is a comparison of array and non-array types through the equals method.

Vulnerability and risk

This call always returns false, meaning that the program contains an error which can cause incorrect behavior.

Mitigation and prevention

Fix arguments of equals methods. Most likely, the comparison should be with an array element.

Example 1

      public boolean checkNames(String[] ids) {
         if (ids.equals("")) return false;
         // ...
         return true;

JD.EQ.UTA is reported for line 10: Comparing an array with a non-array type always returns false.

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