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SubjectRe: [sparc] Weird ioctl() bug in 2.2.19 (fwd)
On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Paul Mackerras wrote:

> > Anyway, I can fix it now by adding the appropriate AFMT_S16_BE statement
> > guarded by a #ifdef but this sucks. Thanks to Peter Jones who spotted this
> > one.
> Why can't you just use AFMT_S16_NE on all platforms? That is supposed
> to be equal to AFMT_S16_BE on big-endian platforms and to AFMT_S16_LE
> on little-endian platforms. NE == native endian.

Ah, is that what it does. OK, I'll carefully suggest to the authors of ESD
(preferably with a blunt trauma instrument) using AFMT_S16_NE. Thanks.

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