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[Enums] How to? Method must return a result of type Enum

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I have a little problem. I write a program as below:
public enum MyColor {
          BLACK (0,0,0),
          WHITE (255,255,255),
          RED (255,0,0),
          GREEN (0,255,0),
          BLUE (0,0,255),
          YELLOW (255,255,0),
          MAGENTA (255,0,255);
          int r, g, b;
          MyColor(int rc, int gc, int bc) {
               r=rc; g=gc; b=bc;
          boolean compare(int rc, int gc, int bc) {
               if(this.r==rc && this.g==gc && this.b==bc)
                    return true;
               else return false;
          public static MyColor giveName(int rc, int gc, int bc) {
               for(MyColor tmp: MyColor.values()) {
                    if(rc==tmp.r && gc==tmp.g && bc==tmp.b) return tmp;
and have a question: what is wrong with method giveName(). It must return a color(RED, BLACK, ...) which has the same RGB scheme as integer values of parameters (rc, gc, bc) or return null. How to return this values?
Thanks for all, A.