Re: Porting to Solaris SYS V

From: Hades (
Date: 05/21/96

> byte ordering can be different on different platforms (i.e. big vs little
> endian).
> obviously text fields are the same because sizeof(char) generally == 1 in
> text strings.  Easiest way to convert it to write a converter that
> converts the pfile entries to ascii, then converts them back to binary
> after you change platforms.

I thought of that, and easy for you to say, but with the sheer amount of
data that I have saved in the pfile, it'd take me a day or 2 just to write
the structs and the converter program. :)

Any better ideas?

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