Re: Little/Big endian discussion (was: Re: can I burn the output of mpg123 -s?)
On Tue, Aug 18, 1998 at 08:46:20AM -0400, Stephen J. Carpenter wrote:
> currently xfstt bombs out if it gets a connection of a differnt
> "endianess" than the system it is on...I have been meaning to fix that but
> maybe the PowerPC may have an easier fix...
> nah...ill just look into fixing it "right"
Ouch.. use htons(), htonl(), ntohs(), ntohl() to convert; you don't
have to know what endianness the machine is you're using, you rely
on libc knowing and implementing those functions appropriately.
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