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Re: [Xen-devel] [patch 01/10] Generate headers with arch-specific structs.

On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 09:45 +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> Hollis Blanchard wrote:
> >> No.  It's because (a) I don't have a working cross compiler and (b)
> >> because it's the only bigendian architecture, so just generating those
> >> headers isn't enough to have any other (xen-supported) architectures
> >> access powerpc structs correctly.  So I decided to just leave it as-is
> >> for now.  It certaily can be added, feel free to send patches ;)
> >
> > Hmm, that's ambitious. What exactly is your use case? If it's 32-on-64,
> > no endianness code is required, right?
> That is the only one for now, yes, and it works fine without
> byteswapping ...

So it should be fine that PowerPC structs don't have any endian-swapping

Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center

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