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- Subject: Re: Cross-compiler
- From: Tim Maxwell <timmaxw@...>
- Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 12:35:09 -0700
Tony Finch wrote:
Older ARMs that use the FPA instructions store doubles with the most
significant word at the lower address even when running in little-
mode (i.e. they are middle-endian). In more recent VFP ARMs the
of doubles follows the machine's endianness.
How can I detect if the running machine has middle-endian floats?
Which of the following byte orders do you mean?
A: 5 6 7 8 1 2 3 4
B: 7 8 5 6 3 4 1 2