Subject: Re: your mail
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From: David Laight <>
List: tech-net
Date: 08/07/2002 14:12:13
>       I am having a doubt whether on sending between
> little endian and big endian machines floats have also
> to be converted like int (ntohl) or they are not to be
> converted.

They will almost certainly need to be converted.
In many cases reversing all the bytes will suffice,
however some architectures (eg arm) use a mixed
byte ordering for floats, others may use a non-standard


David Laight: