Subject: Re: as long as we're hitting FFS...
To: Steve Woodford <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/25/1999 14:20:32
On Mar 25, Steve Woodford wrote
> For the _few_ occasions where endian independence is useful, this
> isn't worth the effort (IMHO) to make it not compile-time
> selectable. It'll just give {Free,Open}BSD and L*nux another
> performance arrow to shoot us with.


All ext2fs are little-endian, even on big-endian machines. This was decided
more than 2 years ago, I think.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.