Re: Endian portability #defines in GLIB
- From: Aaron Digulla <digulla wi-pc44 fh-konstanz de>
- To: gtk-devel-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: Endian portability #defines in GLIB
- Date: Mon, 19 Oct 1998 10:52:11 +0200
Quoting Manish Singh (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> This was a feature requested by someone on irc, and I think it's good idea.
> Simply put:
> #ifdef WORDS_BIGENDIAN
> #define G_BIG_ENDIAN
> #define G_LITTLE_ENDIAN
> in glib.h. WORDS_BIGENDIAN is derived from the built-in autoconf test.
> Just a small, simple addition to enhance glib as a portability lib.
GREAT !! I'm longing for a porting lib for *sooooo* long now :-)
My big dream would be to get rid of configure for every package and
instead use such a library which gives the same interface for anything
which might be below.
Aaron "Optimizer" Digulla Team AMIGA AROS Head of Development
Author of XDME, ResTrackLib, CInt. <http://www.aros.org/>
"(to) optimize: Make a program faster by improving the algorithms rather than
by buying a faster machine."
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