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Re: Reg. endianity, 32/64-bit and GCC macros.

On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 06:55:45AM +0530, Kumar Appaiah wrote:

> I am the maintainer for the new package libitpp (source), a C++
> library with functions for mathematical operations and signal
> processing. Now, the problem is that it doesn't build on m68k;
> refer http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.cgi?pkg=libitpp;ver=3.10.8-1;arch=m68k;stamp=1169497296

> Now, I have contacted upstream, and they want to know the
> following. I've tried to do some finding out, but please confirm:

> 1. Confirm endianity: This is big endian, right?

Please just fix the software to use endian.h.

> 2. Confirm 32/64-bit: It is 32-bit, right?

Yes, but why do you need to know this?

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