[Pdns-dev] Re: [patch] dnspacket endian issue

bert hubert ahu at ds9a.nl
Mon Sep 8 17:01:49 CEST 2003

On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 03:41:52PM +0200, Norbert Sendetzky wrote:
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> On Monday 08 September 2003 13:56, bert hubert wrote:
> > > Here's a small patch to fix an endian problem in the getAnswers()
> > > function.
> >
> > Can you explain to me how you think that this will not break pdns
> > on little endian platforms?
> ntohl() is a standard macro provided on all systems which is defined 
> differently on big endian and little endian architectures. On big 
> endian architectures it does nothing while it resorts the bytes on 
> little endian architectures.

So there was a problem on Intel but not on sparc? I thought the complaint
was the other way around.

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