git: 8ae81fa9c4bc - stable/13 - inet.3: remove mention of VAX endianness

From: Ed Maste <>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2023 13:38:57 UTC
The branch stable/13 has been updated by emaste:


commit 8ae81fa9c4bc162bf505b80ef6e389d4e87ef6ec
Author:     Ed Maste <>
AuthorDate: 2023-08-01 17:20:12 +0000
Commit:     Ed Maste <>
CommitDate: 2023-08-10 13:38:36 +0000

    inet.3: remove mention of VAX endianness
    Machine endianness is not very important in understanding the inet*
    functions; the endianness of the VAX is especially so.
    PR:             272728
    Sponsored by:   The FreeBSD Foundation
    (cherry picked from commit 89c762c815dae64a39221956070af549b11ceb80)
 lib/libc/net/inet.3 | 11 -----------
 1 file changed, 11 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lib/libc/net/inet.3 b/lib/libc/net/inet.3
index cb44394d0a0c..7a5d888a4951 100644
--- a/lib/libc/net/inet.3
+++ b/lib/libc/net/inet.3
@@ -191,17 +191,6 @@ a
 When four parts are specified, each is interpreted
 as a byte of data and assigned, from left to right,
 to the four bytes of an Internet address.
-that when an Internet address is viewed as a 32-bit
-integer quantity on the
-.Tn VAX
-the bytes referred to
-above appear as
-.Dq Li d.c.b.a .
-That is,
-.Tn VAX
-bytes are
-ordered from right to left.
 When a three part address is specified, the last
 part is interpreted as a 16-bit quantity and placed