David Kelly dkelly at hiwaay.net
Tue Jan 12 21:51:31 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 11:29:21PM +0200, Kaya Saman wrote:
> David Kelly wrote:
> >On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 12:51:00PM -0800, Rob Farmer wrote:


> >>I'm sure it has been answered somewhere, but I can't find it - which
> >>FreeBSD archs are little/big endian? Thanks.
> >i386 is little endian. Would expect ia64 to be the same.
> SPARC is big endian. Or at least it used to be.....
> Power4,5,6 are all big endian too if I'm not mistaken.
> Correct me if I'm wrong but anything based around the CISC
> architecture is big endian.

Believe the O.P. is asking, "What endian is FreeBSD on these

If I was making an application that needed endian information then I'd
look in arpa/inet.h and machine/endian.h to discover what I was running

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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