Subject: Re: hton64
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/25/1997 20:50:08
On Wed, 25 Jun 1997, Jason Thorpe wrote:
: > I'm helping port the Appleshare IP stuff to netbsd (it's a patched
: > netatalk), and it needs hton64 & ntoh64. Rather than impliment them just
: > in netatalk, I'm wondering if we could add them to -current?
: What else uses them? Are they a good general-purpose thing?
That I know of, nothing, but they would be useful down the line if you need
to have an arch-independent structure with a 64 bit size integer--like a
Sounds good to me, but I'd prefer 'htonq' and 'ntohq' to follow the existing
letter-based system. (And #define them in netatalk to make the existing
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