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Reverse a singly linked list in C.
// http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1801549/reverse-a-singly-linked-list
#include <stdio.h>
#include <assert.h>
typedef struct node Node;
struct node {
int data;
Node *next;
};
void spec_reverse();
Node *reverse(Node *head);
int main()
{
spec_reverse();
return 0;
}
void print(Node *head) {
while (head) {
printf("[%d]->", head->data);
head = head->next;
}
printf("NULL\n");
}
void spec_reverse() {
// Create a linked list.
// [0]->[1]->[2]->NULL
Node node2 = {2, NULL};
Node node1 = {1, &node2};
Node node0 = {0, &node1};
Node *head = &node0;
print(head);
head = reverse(head);
print(head);
assert(head == &node2);
assert(head->next == &node1);
assert(head->next->next == &node0);
printf("Passed!");
}
// Step 1:
//
// prev head next
// | | |
// v v v
// NULL [0]->[1]->[2]->NULL
//
// Step 2:
//
// prev head next
// | | |
// v v v
// NULL<-[0] [1]->[2]->NULL
//
Node *reverse(Node *head)
{
Node *prev = NULL;
Node *next;
while (head) {
next = head->next;
head->next = prev;
prev = head;
head = next;
}
return prev;
}
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