Thread: Does the following code show undefined behaviour ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by manasij7479 View Post
    What I can't understand : how does returning a reference allow such corruption ?
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    The next, prev pointers are private.
    The data stored by them are public.
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    They are private.
    Returning a reference would only allow the modification of the 'value' of a node... or accessing the next node's reference.
    You're starting to make contradictory statements about your design. I either can get at the links because they're exposed or I can't.

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    .... That is because we are debating without the code ....
    Some of the facts did not translate accurately to my words !
    ... I'd (tomorrow) post the code in another thread ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by manasij7479 View Post
    ... I plan to have both ! ..
    Stick with iterators. No need to expose implementation details.
    It is too clear and so it is hard to see.
    A dunce once searched for fire with a lighted lantern.
    Had he known what fire was,
    He could have cooked his rice much sooner.

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