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change while loop to recursion?

mike fusc

Joined: Mar 07, 2010
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That is my code for a remove method that i created for a project and it works flawlessly, but I want to use recursion instead of the while loop. I just don't know where to start
Bear Bibeault
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mike fusc wrote:... it works flawlessly

Then why mess with it?

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Stephan van Hulst

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I wouldn't worry about recursion. First, start giving all your variables (or at least your method signatures) meaningful names. cd, rmR and ptr simply won't do.

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Mohamed Sanaulla
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Why would you want to use recursion? Are recursions better than loops?

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