Linked List Reverse Challenge Solution

struct node 
    int val;
    struct node* next;

struct node* reverse (struct node* list)
    /* initialization */
    struct node *reversed_list_head = 0;
    struct node *rest_orig_list = list;

    /* build up the reversed_list like a stack while the original list
       remains */
    while ( rest_orig_list != 0 )
        struct node *orig_list_tail = rest_orig_list->next;
        /* the head of the remainder of the original list will be the
           new head of the new list */
        rest_orig_list->next = reversed_list_head;
        reversed_list_head = rest_orig_list;
        rest_orig_list = orig_list_tail;

    return reversed_list_head;
Note that copying the input into a new pointer, rest_orig_list, wasn't strictly necessary, but doing so allows us to avoid confusing two separate tasks: taking an input into the function and iterating over the list.

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