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(*) Find the last but one element of a list.

myButLast :: [a] -> a
myButLast = last . init
 
myButLast' x = reverse x !! 1
 
myButLast'' [x,_]  = x
myButLast'' (_:xs) = myButLast'' xs
 
myButLast''' (x:(_:[])) = x
myButLast''' (_:xs) = myButLast''' xs
 
myButLast'''' = head . tail . reverse
 
lastbut1 :: Foldable f => f a -> a
lastbut1 = fst . foldl (\(a,b) x -> (b,x)) (err1,err2)
  where
    err1 = error "lastbut1: Empty list"
    err2 = error "lastbut1: Singleton"
 
lastbut1safe :: Foldable f => f a -> Maybe a
lastbut1safe = fst . foldl (\(a,b) x -> (b,Just x)) (Nothing,Nothing)