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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-17 07:00:55

Johan Råde wrote:
> Martin Bonner wrote:
>> Are there any operating systems which actually allow this, or is a
>> given processor/os combination a fixed endianness?
> That is an important question.
> Does anyone know of any OS / processor combination that does not have
> fixed endianness?

I'm not completely certain, but I believe HP-UX falls into this category:
the idea is that you can pass binary data from one platform to another, and
just switch the endianness bit to access it natively (think distributed


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