[fpc-devel] Fix for SwapEndian

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Tue Apr 29 16:52:07 CEST 2008

On 29 Apr 2008, at 16:23, Michael Schnell wrote:

>> I don't know whether it's normal, but it's compatible with Delphi.  
>> I already fixed the same bug in r6752 (for swap() rather than for  
>> swapendian()).
> I think shr is supposed to work sign-extending with signed types.

The above statement may cause some confusion, so people who think that  
"shr" means "shift arithmetic right", please read the comment added to http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=10545


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