[Python-checkins] r86825 - python/branches/py3k/Lib/decimal.py

raymond.hettinger python-checkins at python.org
Sat Nov 27 09:09:40 CET 2010

```Author: raymond.hettinger
Date: Sat Nov 27 09:09:40 2010
New Revision: 86825

Log:
Replace _nbits() with int.bit_length().

Modified:
python/branches/py3k/Lib/decimal.py

Modified: python/branches/py3k/Lib/decimal.py
==============================================================================
--- python/branches/py3k/Lib/decimal.py	(original)
+++ python/branches/py3k/Lib/decimal.py	Sat Nov 27 09:09:40 2010
@@ -5526,23 +5526,7 @@

##### Integer arithmetic functions used by ln, log10, exp and __pow__ #####

-# This function from Tim Peters was taken from here:
-# http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/1999-July/007758.html
-# The correction being in the function definition is for speed, and
-# the whole function is not resolved with math.log because of avoiding
-# the use of floats.
-def _nbits(n, correction = {
-        '0': 4, '1': 3, '2': 2, '3': 2,
-        '4': 1, '5': 1, '6': 1, '7': 1,
-        '8': 0, '9': 0, 'a': 0, 'b': 0,
-        'c': 0, 'd': 0, 'e': 0, 'f': 0}):
-    """Number of bits in binary representation of the positive integer n,
-    or 0 if n == 0.
-    """
-    if n < 0:
-        raise ValueError("The argument to _nbits should be nonnegative.")
-    hex_n = "%x" % n
-    return 4*len(hex_n) - correction[hex_n[0]]
+_nbits = int.bit_length

def _sqrt_nearest(n, a):
"""Closest integer to the square root of the positive integer n.  a is
```