mpeppler at peppler.org
Wed Jul 11 13:05:59 EDT 2001
Sam Sam writes:
> Hi Guys & Girls,
> sorry if it's kinda stupid question, I subscribe to this mailing list since 1 years ago, and I always hear about Bigendian problem, what is Bigendian anyways ??
> any 'clear' explanation would be very grateful
It's the byte order for integers.
Intel is little endian, meaning that binary 1 is represented as
0x01000000 for a 32 bit int, while Sun Sparc is big endian, so 1 is
represented as 0x00000001.
Michael Peppler - Data Migrations Inc. - http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler
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