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I've been tinkering with ways to figure out a way to determine
endianness of a system dynamically in pure lua.  This is what I came up,
which is based on the bytecode format as documented with the below,
which depends on examining the bytecode:

function endian()
        local function f() end
        return string.byte(string.dump(f),7)


I'm not happy with checking the header - is there something a bit less

Thanks in advance

Jim Mellander
Incident Response Manager
Computer Protection Program
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(510) 486-7204

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