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list max_size() function in C++ STL

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 26 Jun, 2018

The list::max_size() is a built-in function in C++ STL which returns the maximum number of elements a list container can hold.

Syntax:

list_name.max_size()

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameters.

Return Value: This function returns the maximum number of elements a list container can hold.

Below program illustrate the list::max_size() function in C++ STL:




// CPP program to illustrate the
// list::max_size() function
#include <bits/stdc++.h>
using namespace std;
  
int main()
{
    // Creating a list
    list<int> demoList;
  
    // checking the max size of the list
    cout << demoList.max_size();
  
    return 0;
}
Output:
768614336404564650
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