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From: Iain K. Hanson (iain.hanson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-15 09:06:42

On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 15:18 -0400, Caleb Epstein wrote:

> Lets try this one more time, but I'll rephrase my question.
> Does anyone object to me adding a new header <boost/endian.hpp> for
> this purpose? Or perhaps <boost/detail/endian.hpp> as it would be
> undocumented. This is all that is required to make the
> gcc-3_4_3-sunos target 100% pass on all tests. It will also fix any
> other big-endian platform where the Boost.Serialization
> test_demo_portable_archive{,_dll} is failing (Darwin I think).
> I don't know if this qualifies as a "new feature" or not, but I think
> it would be nice to have, particularly if any networking code gets
> introduced any time soon.

I think this would be a very useful addition for networking. Should it
go in utility? I'd prefer not to have it in detail.


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