On Thu, Jan 27, 2000 at 07:36:43AM +0100, Gigi Sullivan wrote:
> Hello there to all :)
> Maybe this could be a newbie question, but I never though at
> this scenario before yestarday and I cannot try it to be sure,
> so ... I'm asking here :)
> Let's consider this normal little data transfer between an
> alpha architecture machine and an i386 one.
Short-circuiting it all:
In NETWORK the 'long' is from 32-bit era and is ALWAYS
32 bits. Thus htonl() handles 32 bit values, and htons()
handles 16 bit values. Machine native 'long' size does
not step into play in this.
> Could someone give me other infos ?
> Thx a lot and ... Have a nice day/night ... well whatever :))
> bye bye
> -- gg sullivan
> Lorenzo Cavallaro `Gigi Sullivan' <firstname.lastname@example.org> -- ITALY
/Matti Aarnio <email@example.com>
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