[Haskell-cafe] Bug in Network package

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 18:57:45 CEST 2013

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 3:26 AM, Florian Hofmann <
fhofmann at techfak.uni-bielefeld.de> wrote:

> I might be mistaken, but is there a bug in the Show instance of PortNum?

Not a bug, an annoying misdesign (IMO). A PortNum is actually in network
byte order. If you extract it, you get the original port; if you simply
show it, you see it byteswapped on little-endian platforms.

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