How to use __builtin_clzll in Rust? (count leading zeros)

GCC has the __builtin_clzll builtin function that according to

__builtin_clz(x): This function is used to count the leading zeros of the integer. Note : clz = count leading zero’s 

I think LLVM also has these functions, and Rust is compiled with LLVM. Is there a way to use this function in Rust?

There's leading_zeros method on integers. It most likely compiles to the same thing. Use to verify (remember to add -O to options on godbolt)


Indeed it does.

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Moreover, it is implemented as direct call to the intrinsic.

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