Subject: Re: xdr_float.c?
To: None <>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 04/01/1999 09:52:15
>> 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..

Processor bi-endianess is so popular in these days.  Think about
Solaris, that's the new world of altertness (but nothing new to us).
I got amazed to hear a new telling 'SGI will port NT on Octane and O2'.

Tohru Nishimura
Nara Institute of Science and Technology