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From: Caleb Epstein (caleb.epstein_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-09 19:45:50

On 6/8/05, Caleb Epstein <caleb.epstein_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 6/8/05, Caleb Epstein <caleb.epstein_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > I've commited fixes for these to CVS just now, but I'm *not* sure how
> > to best address the BOOST_BIG_ENDIAN issue. Any suggestions there?
> I think perhaps a new header file, <boost/endian.hpp> makes the most sense here.
> I don't think the definition of BOOST_BIG_ENDIAN / BOOST_LITTLE_ENDIAN
> belong in <boost/detail/limits.hpp> This header is not included
> unless BOOST_NO_LIMITS is defined, which I assume is only for
> non-standards-conforming implementations.

Does anyone have an opinion on this? Should there be a
<boost/endian.hpp> that defines e.g. BOOST_{BIG,LITTLE,PDP?}_ENDIAN?
There are two failing tests in Boost.Serialization that need to know
if we are on a BOOST_BIG_ENDIAN platform.

Caleb Epstein
caleb dot epstein at gmail dot com

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