How to locate the bit in bits string?

Li Wang li.wang.d at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 16:36:56 CEST 2009


Hi:

If I use an integer to represent bits:
e.g. 99 represents '1100011'

How can I locate, say the second bit of 99(i.e. '1')?

Although bin(99)[4] could be used to locate it, this transform cost
too much memory (99 only needs 2Bytes, while string '1100011' needs
7Bytes).

Anyone knows how to locate  the second bit without using bin() function?

Thank you very much:D

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