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Subject: Re: [boost] License of endian and limits in Boost detail
From: Michael Marcin (mike.marcin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-03-19 11:26:44

Rene Rivera wrote:
>> #elif defined( _XBOX )
>> //
>> // XBox is always big endian??
> That might not be true any more as the Xbox CPU is about to change (IIRC).

FWIW I don't think that was ever strictly true.

The original Xbox had a little endian Intel Pentium 3.

The Xbox 360 was indeed always ran as big endian although:

"The Power PC chip that powers the XBox 360 can actually be configured
to run in either little or big endian mode; the version in the XBox 360
is big endian."

But yes, the rumors are the new Xbox will be an AMD Jaguar-based CPU
very similar to the PS4.

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