Better way to get the arch/endianess?

Eli Zaretskii
Wed Jun 7 09:29:00 GMT 2000

> Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2000 22:40:57 +1000
> From: Andrew Cagney <>
> I'm
> wondering if there isn't a better way - something that just returned the
> default configured architecture and byte order.
> Suggestions?

I understand that your problem is limited to non-native architectures,
yes?  Because in a native configuration you could simply compute the
endiannes at runtime.  Am I missing something?

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