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Re: CVS commit: src/share/man/man9
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> src/share/man/man9: byteorder.9
> Log Message:
> Reference bswap(3). Improvements in the HISTORY section.
> cvs rdiff -u -r1.4 -r1.5 src/share/man/man9/byteorder.9
>> -These functions were introduced to handle PCI bus master devices which
>> -host's memory used to pass integer parameters via DMA transfer was
>> -always little endian even on big endian systems.
>> +The functions were originally introduced to handle
>> +.Tn PCI
>> +bus master devices, which assumed little endian byte order in
>> +.Tn DMA
>> +transfers, even on big endian systems.
There are a few PCI bus master devices that are big endian aware
(epic(4) for example), so I don't think it's appropriate to add
commas around the which clause.
Izumi Tsutsui (who put a dumb sentence in the initial revision)
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