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SubjectRe: Cramfs Endianness

> Although the documentation states that always going with little endian is
> the easiest solution and what was "decided" on, neither the kernel nor
> mkcramfs swabs on a big endian machine. This is decidedly a problem with
> what we're doing, so I wrote a patch to swab the easy and not-quite-so-easy
> bitfields such that mkcramfs writes little endian images and the kernel
> swabs (if byteorder is defined as big_endian or __MIPSEB__ is defined)..
> It looks at the magic to determine whether to swab or not.
> We've needed this, so we will have to incorporate this into a parallel
> repository if not added to the kernel. Is there another solution afoot,
> or might I submit this patch? (please cc me if you respond)

Just submit the patch.

...whose mips box is fortunately
little endian...

I'm "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
Panos Katsaloulis describing me w.r.t. patents at
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