164. Maximum Gap

Given an unsorted array, find the maximum difference between the successive elements in its sorted form.

Return 0 if the array contains less than 2 elements.

Example 1:

```Input: [3,6,9,1]
Output: 3
Explanation: The sorted form of the array is [1,3,6,9], either
(3,6) or (6,9) has the maximum difference 3.```

Example 2:

```Input: [10]
Output: 0
Explanation: The array contains less than 2 elements, therefore return 0.```

Note:

• You may assume all elements in the array are non-negative integers and fit in the 32-bit signed integer range.
• Try to solve it in linear time/space.

Rust Solution

``````struct Solution;

impl Solution {
fn maximum_gap(mut nums: Vec<i32>) -> i32 {
let n = nums.len();
nums.sort_unstable();
let mut res = 0;
for i in 1..n {
res = res.max(nums[i] - nums[i - 1]);
}
res
}
}

#[test]
fn test() {
let nums = vec![3, 6, 9, 1];
let res = 3;
assert_eq!(Solution::maximum_gap(nums), res);
}
``````

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