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Re: Linked List Implementation
- From: Charlie Sale <chucks dot 8090 at gmail dot com>
- To: Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat dot com>
- Cc: libc-help <libc-help at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:18:48 +0000
- Subject: Re: Linked List Implementation
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On Mon, Nov 27, 2017, 7:02 AM Florian Weimer <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 11/27/2017 02:26 AM, Charlie Sale wrote:
> > I was wondering why glibc does not have any sort of linked list or
> > data structures implemented?
> In fact, there is an implementation of doubly-linked lists, see insque
> and remque. Balanced binary search trees are provided with tsearch and
> related functions. For hash tables, see hsearch_r.
> These interfaces are old and somewhat difficult to use, but I expect it
> will be difficult to get consensus for a new set of interfaces because
> everyone looks for something different in a container library.
Thanks for the info. I will drop the project.