May 16, 2004 11:23 PM
Swapping two variables without using a third variable seems to be one of the most frequently asked viva questions for C/C++ programming lab. It's easily done using addition and subtraction. Here's another cool way to do it:

void swap(int *a, int *b)

'^' stands for XOR operation. In assembly, often registers are cleared to zero using XOR. This can be done by XORing the value of register with it's own value.


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