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merge two big Lists in one sorted List (java)

This forum was posted on Sunday, May 19, 2013 8:25:15 PM


I had an interview today and they gave me:
List A has:

f 
google
gfk
fat
...

List B has:
hgt 
google
koko
fat
ffta
...

They asked me to merge these two list in one sorted List C.
What I told:
I added List B to List A then I made a Set from List A then generate a List from the Set.
he said me the list are big and this method will not be best for performance he told it will be a nlog(n).
Plz any concept How can i approach this issue ?


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