[fpc-devel] Freepascal in microcontrollers

Daniël Mantione daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Thu Feb 28 09:19:40 CET 2008

Op Thu, 28 Feb 2008, schreef Micha Nelissen:

> Daniël Mantione wrote:
>> To my knowledge there is no problem with the current implementation. Endian 
>> conversion is already the reponsibility of the programmer. Therefore I 
>> don't see a need for changes on the compiler side.
> Jonas said the bits were swapped, not the bytes. So PPC32 (1 shl 30) becomes 
> (1 shl 6) on Intel (actual), while it should be (1 shl 1) (expected use by 
> compiler). It's both the "second bit", bit it's in different places.

Okay, but does this have impact on the discussion? I mean it makes 
manual endian conversion a bit more tricky (also need to swap bits 
around), but doesn't change the fact that you manually need to do endian 


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