## SRFI 60: Integers as Bits

This egg provides the SRFI 60 bitwise library, implemented as a very thin wrapper on top of bitwise-utils. Every form that appears here can be found in bitwise-utils under a different name, and srfi-151 (the successor to SRFI 60) provides many operations not found in either egg. There's not much reason to use this library.

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## SRFI description

This page is intended to document the forms provided by this egg. For a full description of SRFI 60, see the SRFI document.

## Specification

### Bitwise Operations

`logand``n1``...`procedure`bitwise-and``n1``...`procedureReturns the integer which is the bit-wise AND of the integer arguments.

Example:

(number->string (logand #b1100 #b1010) 2) ; => "1000"

`logior``n1``...`procedure`bitwise-ior``n1``...`procedureReturns the integer which is the bit-wise OR of the integer arguments.

Example:

(number->string (logior #b1100 #b1010) 2) ; => "1110"

`logxor``n1``...`procedure`bitwise-xor``n1``...`procedureReturns the integer which is the bit-wise XOR of the integer arguments.

Example:

(number->string (logxor #b1100 #b1010) 2) ; => "110"

`lognot``n`procedure`bitwise-not``n`procedureReturns the integer which is the one's-complement of the integer argument.

Example:

(number->string (lognot #b10000000) 2) ; => "-10000001" (number->string (lognot #b0) 2) ; => "-1"

`bitwise-if``mask``n0``n1`procedure`bitwise-merge``mask``n0``n1`procedureReturns an integer composed of some bits from integer

*n0*and some from integer*n1*. A bit of the result is taken from*n0*if the corresponding bit of integer mask is 1 and from*n1*if that bit of mask is 0.

`logtest``j``k`procedure`any-bits-set?``j``k`procedureExample:

(logtest j k) == (not (zero? (logand j k))) (logtest #b0100 #b1011) ; => #f (logtest #b0100 #b0111) ; => #t

### Integer Properties

`logcount``n`procedure`bit-count``n`procedureReturns the number of bits in integer

*n*. If integer is positive, the 1-bits in its binary representation are counted. If negative, the 0-bits in its two's-complement binary representation are counted. If 0, 0 is returned.Example:

(logcount #b10101010) ; => 4 (logcount 0) ; => 0 (logcount -2) ; => 1

`integer-length``n`procedureReturns the number of bits neccessary to represent

*n*.Example:

(integer-length #b10101010) ; => 8 (integer-length 0) ; => 0 (integer-length #b1111) ; => 4

`log2-binary-factors``n`procedure`first-set-bit``n`procedureReturns the number of factors of two of integer

*n*. This value is also the bit-index of the least-significant 1-bit in*n*.

### Bit Within Word

`logbit?``index``n`procedure`bit-set?``index``n`procedureExample:

(logbit? index n) == (logtest (expt 2 index) n) (logbit? 0 #b1101) ; => #t (logbit? 1 #b1101) ; => #f (logbit? 2 #b1101) ; => #t (logbit? 3 #b1101) ; => #t (logbit? 4 #b1101) ; => #f

`copy-bit``index``from``bit`procedureReturns an integer the same as from except in the indexth bit, which is 1 if

*bit*is`#t`and 0 if*bit*is`#f`.Example:

(number->string (copy-bit 0 0 #t) 2) ; => "1" (number->string (copy-bit 2 0 #t) 2) ; => "100" (number->string (copy-bit 2 #b1111 #f) 2) ; => "1011"

### Field of Bits

`bit-field``n``start``end`procedureReturns the integer composed of the

*start*(inclusive) through*end*(exclusive) bits of*n*. The*start*th bit becomes the 0-th bit in the result.Example:

(number->string (bit-field #b1101101010 0 4) 2) ; => "1010" (number->string (bit-field #b1101101010 4 9) 2) ; => "10110"

`copy-bit-field``to``from``start``end`procedureReturns an integer the same as to except possibly in the

*start*(inclusive) through*end*(exclusive) bits, which are the same as those of from. The 0-th bit of from becomes the*start*th bit of the result.Example:

(number->string (copy-bit-field #b1101101010 0 0 4) 2) ; => "1101100000" (number->string (copy-bit-field #b1101101010 -1 0 4) 2) ; => "1101101111" (number->string (copy-bit-field #b110100100010000 -1 5 9) 2) ; => "110100111110000"

`ash``n``count`procedure`arithmetic-shift``n``count`procedureReturns an integer equivalent to

`(inexact->exact (floor (* n (expt 2 count))))`.Example:

(number->string (ash #b1 3) 2) ; => "1000" (number->string (ash #b1010 -1) 2) ; => "101"

`rotate-bit-field``n``count``start``end`procedureReturns

*n*with the bit-field from*start*to*end*cyclically permuted by count bits towards high-order.Example:

(number->string (rotate-bit-field #b0100 3 0 4) 2) ; => "10" (number->string (rotate-bit-field #b0100 -1 0 4) 2) ; => "10" (number->string (rotate-bit-field #b110100100010000 -1 5 9) 2) ; => "110100010010000" (number->string (rotate-bit-field #b110100100010000 1 5 9) 2) ; => "110100000110000"

`reverse-bit-field``n``start``end`procedureReturns

*n*with the order of bits*start*to*end*reversed.Example:

(number->string (reverse-bit-field #xa7 0 8) 16) ; => "e5"

### Bits as Booleans

`integer->list``k``len`procedure`integer->list``k`procedure`integer->list`returns a list of*len*booleans corresponding to each bit of the non-negative integer*k*.`#t`is coded for each 1;`#f`for 0. The*len*argument defaults to`(integer-length k)`

`list->integer``list`procedure`list->integer`returns an integer formed from the booleans in the list list, which must be a list of booleans. A 1 bit is coded for each`#t`; a 0 bit for`#f`.`integer->list`and`list->integer`are inverses so far as`equal?`is concerned.

`booleans->integer``bool1``...`procedureReturns the integer coded by the

*bool1*... arguments.

## About this egg

### Author

Aubrey Jaffer

Originally ported to hygienic Chicken 3 with test suite by Peter Danenberg. Ported to Chicken 5 by Sergey Goldgaber.

### Maintainer

Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe

Contact: `wcm at sigwinch dot xyzzy minus the zy`

### Repository

### Version history

- 0.7.1
- Change maintainer, tidy tests and wiki page.
- 0.7
- Registered the srfi-60 feature, linked to source code
- 0.6
- Replaced srfi-60 implementation with that from bitwise-utils
- 0.5
- Using (chicken bitwise) procedures, where possible
- 0.4
- Ported to Chicken 5
- 0.3
- release version 0.3
- 0.2
- adopting trunk/tags directory layout. Tagging version 0.2.

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