Subject: Re: xdr_float.c?
To: Toru Nishimura <email@example.com>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/31/1999 19:13:38
> > However, this still raises the interesing question of whether endian-ness
> > even belongs in MACHINE_ARCH. Obviously for some processors endian-ness
> > is determined by MACHINE_ARCH, so besides Mips and Hitachi, what other
> > processors can run in big or little endian modes?
> IA-64. Forthcoming (i386) applications must prepare for bi-endianness.
I believe that certain models of PA-RISC processors can run bi-endian,
though I don't believe any little-endian PA systems have been built..