Combine Circular Linked List In C


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Implementation

Implementation of this algorithm is given below −

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>

struct node {
   int data;
   struct node *next;
};

struct node *even = NULL;
struct node *odd = NULL;
struct node *list = NULL;

//Create Linked List
void insert(int data) {
   // Allocate memory for new node;
   struct node *link = (struct node*) malloc(sizeof(struct node));
   struct node *current;

   link->data = data;
   link->next = NULL;

   if(data%2 == 0) {
      if(even == NULL) {
         even = link;
         even->next = link;
         
         return;
      } else {
         current = even;
         while(current->next != even)
            current = current->next;

         // Insert link at the end of the list
         current->next = link; 
         link->next = even;
      }
   
   } else {
      if(odd == NULL) {
         odd = link;
         odd->next = link;

         return;
      } else {
         current = odd;
 
         while(current->next != odd) {
            current = current->next;
         }

         // Insert link at the end of the list
         current->next = link; 
         link->next = odd;
         
      }
   }
}

void display(struct node *head) {
   int temp;
   struct node *ptr = head;

   if(head == NULL) {
      printf("Linked List not initialized");
      return;
   } else if(head->next == head) {
      printf("%d", head->data);
      return;
   }

   printf("[head] =>");
   
   while(ptr->next != head) {        
      printf(" %d =>",ptr->data);
      ptr = ptr->next;
   }

   printf(" %d =>",ptr->data);
   printf(" [head]\n");
}

void combine() {
   struct node *elink, *olink;

   list = even;
   elink = list;

   while(elink->next!= even) {
      elink = elink->next;
   }

   elink->next = odd;
   olink = odd;

   while(olink->next!= odd) {
      olink = olink->next;
   }
   olink->next = even;
}

int main() {
   int i;
 
   for(i = 1; i <= 10; i++)
      insert(i);

   printf("Even : ");
   display(even);

   printf("Odd  : ");
   display(odd);

   combine();

   printf("Combined List :\n");
   display(list);

   return 0;
}

Output

Output of the program should be −

Even : [head] => 2 => 4 => 6 => 8 => 10 => [head]
Odd  : [head] => 1 => 3 => 5 => 7 => 9 => [head]
Combined List :
[head] => 2 => 4 => 6 => 8 => 10 => 1 => 3 => 5 => 7 => 9 => [head]
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