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proposal: math/big: Int.TrailingZeroBits #29578

TuomLarsen opened this Issue Jan 5, 2019 · 3 comments


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TuomLarsen commented Jan 5, 2019

Please consider exposing the nat.trailingZeroBits method, for example as Int.TrailingZeroBits, in addition to Int.BitLen. Similar to math.bits, knowing the length in bits is as useful as counting number of trailing zeros.

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rsc commented Jan 9, 2019

Seems reasonable; @griesemer agrees.

@rsc rsc modified the milestones: Proposal, Go1.13 Jan 9, 2019


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gopherbot commented Feb 1, 2019

Change mentions this issue: math/big: implement Int.TrailingZeroBits

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TuomLarsen commented Mar 12, 2019

Thank you!

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