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Linked list without using a pointer

suaveitsmesuaveitsme Posts: 1Member
Hey ppl,

any body can tell me how to implement a linked list without using pointers in C. In one of my interviews they have asked this question...any ideas?

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  • tsagldtsagld Posts: 621Member
    : Hey ppl,
    :
    : any body can tell me how to implement a linked list without using pointers in C. In one of my interviews they have asked this question...any ideas?
    :
    It is possible when the next and previous items in a node are copied each time a node is added.
    But doing so requires massive storage and maintenance, since deleting a node requires copying the data of all subsequent nodes one node to the front. In fact, that's not really a linked list anymore.
    I don't think anyone has ever implemented a linked list without pointer. It has no advantages and big disadvantages.

    Greets,
    Eric Goldstein
    http://www.gvh-maatwerk.nl/english/E_index.htm


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