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A linked-list is a specific implementation of “a list,” but Perl already has well-defined List and Array data-types.   You don’t need to bother to create your own ... unless you are dealing with a very unusual edge-case, for which there will undoubtedly be an application-specific module to be found at

If you find yourself “dumpster diving” to details at that level, it almost invariably means that you are on the wrong track.   (Heck, that’s also true with C++, which has plenty of “extensible container” classes available off-the-shelf.)   It means that you are getting lost in one path of “how can I do this” and losing sight of “what am I trying to achieve?”   (A very easy thing to do!)

In reply to Re: Linked list in Perl by sundialsvc4
in thread Linked list in Perl by Shaveta_Chawla

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