Re: Bit field issues in Solaris 2.8

From: Steve Harris (
Date: Thu Aug 14 2003 - 20:35:01 BST

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    Thanks Tom!
    I implemented your fix and the bitfields look and work great!
    >It was an endianess problem, and 3.37 does work as far as I can, at
    >least for bitfields based on 32 bit types. I don't believe it worked
    >for bitfields based on 16 bit types however, which is what my original
    >fix was all about (that and 64 bit bitfield support).
    >Unfortunately my previous was wrong on big endian platforms. A fix has
    >just been committed to CVS and a patch against CVS is attached.
    >Tom Hughes (
    >Software Engineer, Cyberscience Corporation

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