Re: [PATCH] selinux: endian fix

From: Andreas Schwab
Date: Tue May 16 2006 - 13:51:02 EST

Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

>>>> Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> Hmm, I'm certain this was tested (perhaps on a BE machine, though).
>>ntohs and htons are identical operations. Either you swap or you don't,
>>but there is only one way to swap a short.
> ...unless PDPs start to get attractive again. :>

No. There are only two ways to order two bytes.


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