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Re: JFFS2 endianness.



It is the best compromise, it is simple to do in advance.

I'm not familiar with Dave's code, so won't say if it is at
all feasible to retrofit.  That is clearly Dave's call.
			- Jim

> From: Mike Sundius <msundius@xxxxxxx.com>
> Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 13:16:52 -0800
> To: Jim Gettys <jg@xxxxxxx.com>
> Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@xxxxxxx.org>,
>         jffs-dev@xxxxxxx.org
> Subject: Re: JFFS2 endianness.
> -----
> Jim Gettys wrote:
> 
> >
> > The other attitude is what we did in X, where the core protocol
> > does "server makes it right", and byte swaps appropriately if needed.
> > This isn't much of the overall code, if done well, and guarantees
> > no overhead in the common "on machine" case.  It just isn't very hard
> > at all... :-).
> > 				- Jim
> >
> 
> that sounds like the best compromise. that way you can maintain
> compatibility w/ existing filesystems.....

--
Jim Gettys
Cambridge Research Laboratory
Compaq Computer Corporation
jg@xxxxxxx.com


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