bluesky idea: __attribute__ (netorder)

Richard Henderson rth@cygnus.com
Sun Sep 6 18:04:00 GMT 1998


On Sun, Sep 06, 1998 at 11:02:13AM -0400, Tim Hollebeek wrote:
> There are hundreds of ways to do this that do not include modifying
> the compiler and writing nonstandard C/C++.  For example:

Yes, and I'd agree if there weren't quite a few machines that can do
byte swapping with special instructions, either in parallel with a
load, or just in a register.


r~



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