toolkit/modules/BinarySearch.jsm
author Rail Aliiev <rail@mozilla.com>
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:14:36 -0400
changeset 281369 432e6a592cf9421be66464e466f88c72e308c20c
parent 230091 c105e80ce9239dc18770fcc55cde6f969ad9b34e
child 367766 4873321befff7cc0c251b34b29192140070f1702
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 1178945 - Add 'tsz' and 'cak' locales to the Fennec build. r=Pike,a=rkothari

/* This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
 * License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this file,
 * You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/. */

"use strict";

this.EXPORTED_SYMBOLS = [
  "BinarySearch",
];

this.BinarySearch = Object.freeze({

  /**
   * Returns the index of the given target in the given array or -1 if the
   * target is not found.
   *
   * See search() for a description of this function's parameters.
   *
   * @return The index of `target` in `array` or -1 if `target` is not found.
   */
  indexOf: function (comparator, array, target) {
    let [found, idx] = this.search(comparator, array, target);
    return found ? idx : -1;
  },

  /**
   * Returns the index within the given array where the given target may be
   * inserted to keep the array ordered.
   *
   * See search() for a description of this function's parameters.
   *
   * @return The index in `array` where `target` may be inserted to keep `array`
   *         ordered.
   */
  insertionIndexOf: function (comparator, array, target) {
    return this.search(comparator, array, target)[1];
  },

  /**
   * Searches for the given target in the given array.
   *
   * @param  comparator
   *         A function that takes two arguments and compares them, returning a
   *         negative number if the first should be ordered before the second,
   *         zero if the first and second have the same ordering, or a positive
   *         number if the second should be ordered before the first.  The first
   *         argument is always `target`, and the second argument is a value
   *         from the array.
   * @param  array
   *         An array whose elements are ordered by `comparator`.
   * @param  target
   *         The value to search for.
   * @return An array with two elements.  If `target` is found, the first
   *         element is true, and the second element is its index in the array.
   *         If `target` is not found, the first element is false, and the
   *         second element is the index where it may be inserted to keep the
   *         array ordered.
   */
  search: function (comparator, array, target) {
    let low = 0;
    let high = array.length - 1;
    while (low <= high) {
      // Thanks to http://jsperf.com/code-review-1480 for this tip.
      let mid = (low + high) >> 1;
      let cmp = comparator(target, array[mid]);
      if (cmp == 0)
        return [true, mid];
      if (cmp < 0)
        high = mid - 1;
      else
        low = mid + 1;
    }
    return [false, low];
  },
});