[fpc-pascal] Endian issues when porting FPC programs from x86 to other platforms

Thomas Schatzl tom_at_work at gmx.at
Tue Nov 2 09:32:36 CET 2010


> Or maybe this is a moot question if FPC is only so far running on
> platforms that have the same endian as x86 CPU:s? I have no
> information on this though...
> I can see at least these targets:
> - Windows and Linux on x86 CPU:s
> - Embedded Linux on ARM CPU:s

Sparc, PowerPC are big endian, there is an ARM big endian target too.

Use BEtoN, NtoBE if the source is known to be big endian.



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