Subject: Re: EGCS 1.1 UPDATE rev. 2
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Richard Earnshaw <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 08/19/1998 19:10:17
> On Wed, 19 Aug 1998 10:41:15 -0400 (EDT) 
>  Todd Vierling <> wrote:
>  > Hm.  The suggestion about "unsigned long long" may be useful; of course, the
>  > problem there is knowing which 32 bits are the high and low ones (though you
>  > could make the assumption, since the software is in libc/arch/arm32).
> That is going to be a feature of byte-order, right?  #if BYTE_ORDER == ...

Both that and the word order with which the ARM stores floating point 
numbers.  The ARM always stores the exponent in the word at the lowest 
address (some would call this big-endian, but it isn't really).