C++ Forward_list Library - operator= Function


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Description

The C++ function std::forward_list::operator= assigns new contents to the forward_list by replacing old ones. It modifies size of the forward_list if necessary.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for std::forward_list::operator= function form std::forward_list header.

C++11

forward_list& operator= (const forward_list& other);

Parameters

other − another forward_list object of same type.

Return value

Returns this pointer.

Exceptions

This member function never throws exception.

Time complexity

Linear i.e. O(n)

Example

The following example shows the usage of std::forward_list::operator= function.

#include <iostream>
#include <forward_list>

using namespace std;

int main(void) {

   forward_list<int> fl1 = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5};
   forward_list<int> fl2;

   fl2 = fl1;

   cout << "List contains following elements" << endl;

   for (auto it = fl2.begin(); it != fl2.end(); ++it)
      cout << *it << endl;

   return 0;
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

List contains following elements
1
2
3
4
5
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