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Re: Merging wiretap pint macro to wsutil/pint.h
From: Guy Harris <guy () alum mit edu>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 13:40:31 -0800


On Nov 28, 2013, at 1:39 PM, Jakub Zawadzki <darkjames-ws () darkjames pl> wrote:

On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 07:15:54PM +0100, Jakub Zawadzki wrote:
htons(), htonl(), htonll() is kinda easier to write and looks prettier for me than hton16, hton32, hton64().

It seems that such change would get us to have name conflict with <endian.h> (at least on Linux),

phtoXX() take a pointer and handles unaligned data; renaming them won't cause a conflict with the Linux #defines.

htoXX() take an argument and just byte-swaps as necessary; they're currently just wrappers for GLib macros:

        /* Turn host-byte-order values into little-endian values. */  
        #define htoles(s) GUINT16_TO_LE(s)
        #define htolel(l) GUINT32_TO_LE(l)

so one option would simply be to get rid of htoles() and htolel() and just use the GLib macros directly.
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