On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 09:55:36AM +0200, Thomas Rast wrote:
> > The POSIX standard doesn't currently define a `nothll`/`htonll`
> typo: ntohll
> > function pair to perform network-to-host and host-to-network
> > swaps of 64-bit data. These 64-bit swaps are necessary for the on-disk
> > storage of EWAH bitmaps if they are not in native byte order.
> > +# include <byteswap.h>
> Do we need a hack on top similar to what ntoh_l and hton_l do, for
> platforms that do not support unaligned access?
Ugh, probably. I didn't even know about those. But we do use them when
reading the ewah bitmaps, which I believe can be at random offsets. We
should be able to use the same ntoh_l solution.
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