[Haskell-cafe] Big endian vs little endian in Haskell land?
vigalchin at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 18:31:30 EST 2009
What is an example of some software in Hackage that reads/writes things
like integers to persistent store ... i.e. where endian-ness is an issue?
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 7:24 AM, Thomas DuBuisson <
thomas.dubuisson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sure, I've had to deal with this frequently. Luckily, Data.Binary has
> functions like getWord32be, putWord64le, etc. I've never had any
> problems and typically don't worry about the wire format after making
> the Binary instances.
> Or, if your question was what types of programs might be concerned you
> can include any program that writes data to a file where the file
> might be read on a different system and networking programs,
> 2009/1/22 Galchin, Vasili <vigalchin at gmail.com>:
> > Hello,
> > Are there applications that have to deal with both(!!!) big
> > and little endian on persistent store?? I.e. when marshalling out and
> > unmarshalling in "endian-ness" has to be considered??
> > Regards, Vasili
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