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Re: Little endian vs. Big endian -- problems untarring a Solaris tape in Linux

Well cpio has parameters to swap bytes between big-endian and little
endian machines AND it understands gnu tar format.  No special device

On Mon, 1 Dec 1997, debian mail recipient wrote:

>Hi.  We're having a problem un-tarring a tar tape in Linux that was
>made under Solaris.  I recall having the exact same problem when I tried
>to untar a Solaris tape on an SGI.  The problem was that one machine used
>"little-endian" representations for numbers on the tape, while the other
>used "big-endian".

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