RFA fix conversion of little-byte big-word floats to doublest
Sat Dec 4 19:39:00 GMT 2004
On Sat, Dec 04, 2004 at 05:25:21PM +0000, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> I've just been thinking.
> The current code (for both conversions to and from doublest) tries to work
> by normalizing the word order to match the byte order. This clearly makes
> things quite difficult when the number of words involved is variable.
> I think it would be a more tractable problem to change all this around so
> that the byte order is normalized to match the word order. This can be
> done by simply repeating a word-normalization step for each word in the
That sounds good to me - much simpler.
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