> On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 09:49:57PM +1100, Bruce Evans wrote:
> [...]
> > 
> > NetBSD supports the ntohl family on constants, but only on some arches
> > (at least in last year's version).  It takes fancier macros to support
> > constants.  This gives an excuse to change the inline functions back to
> > macros :-).
> > 
> Cool!  My upcoming byte-swapping changes to IPv4 code would benefit from
> having these macros.  Could you please review the attached patch (it was
> obtained from NetBSD)?
> +#ifdef __OPTIMIZE__

Using macros does not "optimise" anything, and this is a very poor choice 
of defines.  __MACRO_ENDIAN_CONVERSIONS might be better.

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