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Re: How to change bit-field allocation


James E Wilson wrote:

What ever you are trying to do is probably wrong. You probably should say what problem you are trying to solve, rather than asking how to implement particular solutions for it.

I guess that the problem is that he wants a magical way of dealing with endian differences between processors. Many people want this, but unfortunately there is no coherent consistent way of doing this. This topic has been much studied and discussed in the Ada world :-)


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