[sane-devel] network endian issues

David Mosberger-Tang David.Mosberger@acm.org
Thu, 20 Sep 2001 11:29:01 -0700

>>>>> On Thu, 20 Sep 2001 14:07:04 -0400 (EDT), wls@astro.umd.edu said:

  Bill> I'm not sure if this has been mentioned before or even if I
  Bill> may have reported it before: has the network protocol been
  Bill> thought out so that network scanning will work if the backend
  Bill> and frontend machines have different byte order?  It does not
  Bill> appear to be so.

Yes, the network *protocol* is designed to handle different
endianness.  However, the current implementation doesn't support this.
It's just a small matter of programming to fix it, though.