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From: Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+ocaml@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] New to Ocaml
chaithanya kr wrote:

> Hi all. I am new to Ocaml. Just started learning recently.
> I was studying lists in ocaml. In that, suppose there is a list by name
> singly_list, then by saying "List.length singly_list;;" I will get the
> length of the linked list.
> Similarly can anyone tell me as to how to sort a linked list using the
> 'sort' function? Please give me an example of using List.sort.

In Ocaml, lists are immutable (cannot be changed) and hence, sorting
a list results in a new list:

   let sorted_list = List.sort unsorted_list in ....

Erik de Castro Lopo