Endian of a system
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Posted By:   kapil_kapil
Posted On:   Wednesday, September 12, 2001 01:32 AM

Through java how can i find out whether my system is BigEndian
or littleEndian? can anybody help?

thanx
kapil

Re: Endian of a system

Posted By:   Kevin_Riff  
Posted On:   Sunday, September 16, 2001 09:41 PM

It shouldn't matter to you. All operations in Java are performed with big-endian byte ordering, regardless of the byte order normally used by the underlying operating system. The only time you should need to use little-endian byte ordering is if you're dealing with a particular file format.
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