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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add "is_power_of_2" checking to log2.h.
On Thu, 1 Feb 2007, David Howells wrote:
> Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@mindspring.com> wrote:
>
> > +#define is_power_of_4(x) is_power_of_2(x) && (ffs(x) & 1))
>
> If this is such a commonly implemented op, it should probably be implemented
> globally too.
>
> I also wonder if there's some better way of implementing it than this, but I
> can't think of one offhand.

#define is_power_of_2_or_zero(x) ((x & (x-1))==0)
#define is_power_of_4(x) (is_power_of_2_or_zero(x) \
&& (x & ((typeof(x))0x55555555)))
?

Tim
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