Non-short-circuiting position()?

The position() function from Iterator short-circuits. What's the rustacean way to do what position() does, but to get the indices of all elements in the iterator that return true?

fn main() {
    let a = vec![-2,-1,1,2];
    let first_positive = a.iter().position(|&x| x > 0).unwrap();
    println!("{:#?}", first_positive)
    // let all_positives = ??
   // should return [2,3]

Nothing builtin that I know of, but you can use enumerate and then filter/map:

let all_positives = a
    .filter(|(_, x)| **x > 0)
    .map(|(idx, _)| idx);

That gets you an Iterator<Item = usize>. If you need to do this a lot, you could make a function:

fn all_positions<I, P, T>(iter: I, mut pred: P) -> impl Iterator<Item = usize>
    I: Iterator<Item = T>,
    P: FnMut(&T) -> bool,
        .filter(move |(_, x)| pred(x))
        .map(|(idx, _)| idx)
let all_positives = all_positions(a.iter(), |x| **x > 0);

Itertools crate also has something for this:

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You can further simplify that to:

    .filter_map(|(i, x)| pred(x).then(|| i))

You could also relax the I: Iterator bound to IntoIterator so as to make the interface a little friendlier.


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