Add XDR support (only built #if cygwin, for now)

Corinna Vinschen
Sun Feb 28 12:14:00 GMT 2010

On Feb 26 16:51, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Now, suppose the receiving platform has _DOUBLE_IS_32BIT, but the
> sending platform does not (or vice versa).  No matter what kind of
> translation you do under the hood, you're going to lose data and *not
> know about it*.
> This is bad.
> If you are trying to design a protocol to communicate between platforms
> with different ideas of what constitutes a 'double', then...don't send
> doubles.  Design a different protocol that only uses floats.

Ok.  I concur.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Project Co-Leader
Red Hat

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