# diff_values¶

astropy.utils.diff.diff_values(a, b, rtol=0.0, atol=0.0)[source]

Diff two scalar values. If both values are floats, they are compared to within the given absolute and relative tolerance.

Parameters
a, bint, float, str

Scalar values to compare.

rtol, atolfloat

Relative and absolute tolerances as accepted by numpy.allclose().

Returns
is_differentbool

True if they are different, else False.