What does bit twiddling mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term bit twiddling:


The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. bit twiddling

    [very common] 1. (pejorative) An exercise in tuning (see tune) in which incredible amounts of time and effort go to produce little noticeable improvement, often with the result that the code becomes incomprehensible. 2. Aimless small modification to a program, esp. for some pointless goal. 3. Approx. syn. for bit bashing; esp. used for the act of frobbing the device control register of a peripheral in an attempt to get it back to a known state.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bit twiddling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bit twiddling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7



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