Byte-order in od -x (Win2K)

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Tue Jun 28 20:05:00 GMT 2005


On Tue, 28 Jun 2005, Dave Korn wrote:

Probably TITTTL material, but...

>   Now, I'd certainly agree that short int is a strange default for od (as
> indeed is octal, which it defaults to if you don't specify a base
> explicitly);

Why would octal be a strange default for a program called "octal dump"?
;-)

> but it's not 'strange' and nothing is 'transposed', it's simply
> correct-albeit-unexpected behaviour.

HTH,
	Igor
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