Subject: Re: xdr_float.c?
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 04/01/1999 20:23:35
On Wed, 31 Mar 1999 19:13:38 -0500  Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

> 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..

Rumour had it at the time the first such bi-endian chip came out that
porting a certain OS was easier if the target was little endian.  I
never chased the rumour down to find out if it was true or not.

Said OS was never released on PA-RISC anyway. :-)