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Quick Sort problem

Posted on 2004-11-23
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Last Modified: 2010-03-31
i have a quick sort program which outputs the numbers in a correct sequence, but the problem is that any value that is used as a pivot during the working out process is omitted from the output.
I am unsure how to get this into the correct order

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Question by:pete420
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try to replace the line:

>>                if (currentValue.compareTo(pivot) > 0)
                if (currentValue.compareTo(pivot) >= 0)
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petmagdy earned 400 total points
ID: 12658525
maybe better just add below:
>>            pivot = (Comparable)L.removeFirst();

add this line:



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