Subject: Re: Problems with telnet
To: J.T. Conklin <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/25/1995 01:40:53
J.T. Conklin writes:
> > > This was a problem I was hoping to fix before anyone noticed.  I think
> > > that shared message catalogs are an important feature, because a full
> > > set would be quite large.
> > 
> > Even with the fixes (which I deleted) that you propose, won't it still
> > be hard to share catalogs between differing versions of the libraries
> > on differing machines?
> Nope.  My current code stores the indexes in big endian format.  Little
> endian machines will swap them as the message catalog is read in.  I've
> measured no significant slowdown from this approach.

My concern is actually with sharing between differing libraries rather
than differing architectures...