Subject: Re: htonq
To: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julian Assange <email@example.com>
Date: 03/04/1999 17:17:13
firstname.lastname@example.org (Chris G. Demetriou) writes:
> do any other OSes do something w.r.t. hton and ntoh for 64-bit
> integers? i'm pretty sure Digital UNIX does, but i don't recall what
> it is...
linux has hton64 / ntoh64 inside the kernel (though not in user land).
if past behavior is any indicator this means that everyone else does
something completely different :)
hton64 is certainly more meaningful, though htonq is more in keeping
with tradition, and printf's %q
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