[fpc-pascal] Binary compatibility between Intel CPU and PowerPC CPU

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Tue Sep 16 20:59:44 CEST 2008

Roland Turcan schreef:
> Hello all,
> Thanks for all responses and I've got the answer I thought I get, but
> I don't like it. :-|
> Never mind. I cannot make any change on the data structure which is on
> the market about 10 years, but at least I have one advantage. The
> software was developed and is still used on i386 platform which means,
> that the endian conversion is needed only for PowerPC computers which
> are anyway old fashioned and they will vanish soon, because Apple
> prefers i386 instead. The question still is, how big effort is for
> PowerPC to make endian convertion.

There are some useful utilities in the RTL:
http://lazarus-ccr.sourceforge.net/docs/rtl/system/leton.html and friends.


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