Subject: Re: bus.h style question
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 08/18/1997 01:09:55
> That works when you know the intended _bus_ byte order, and bus
> byteorder is always the same as the driver hardware byte-order.
> I don't see how it would work, in general, in chipset-level drivers,
> for chips that appear on busses with different endian-ness.
Uh, these chips have to deal with differing access methods, etc.,
etc., etc., already. Certainly, the #ifdef as-is wouldn't work, but
solving the problem _is_ pretty much trivial.