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Searching linked list for specific string

HawkfrostHawkfrost MoonPosts: 1Member
edited December 2013 in Pascal
function findName(s:list): pointer;
var p: pointer;
var b: string;
p := s.head;

while (p <> nil) do
   if b = p^.name then
   findName:= p;
findName:= nil;

Hello, I wrote this function to find an element in my linked list and give me pointer to that element so that I can write out it's name and other informations stored there. For some reason this always returns just nil. Any ideas why this doesn't work and / or suggestions how to make this work? Thanks!


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