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BYTEORDER(3bsd) LOCAL BYTEORDER(3bsd)

NAME

be16enc, be16dec, be32enc, be32dec, be64enc, be64dec, le16enc, le16dec, le32enc, le32dec, le64enc, le64dec — byte order operations

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/endian.h>
(See libbsd(7) for include usage.)

uint16_t

be16dec(const void *);

uint32_t

be32dec(const void *);

uint64_t

be64dec(const void *);

uint16_t

le16dec(const void *);

uint32_t

le32dec(const void *);

uint64_t

le64dec(const void *);

void

be16enc(void *, uint16_t);

void

be32enc(void *, uint32_t);

void

be64enc(void *, uint64_t);

void

le16enc(void *, uint16_t);

void

le32enc(void *, uint32_t);

void

le64enc(void *, uint64_t);

DESCRIPTION

The be16enc(), be16dec(), be32enc(), be32dec(), be64enc(), be64dec(), le16enc(), le16dec(), le32enc(), le32dec(), le64enc(), and le64dec() functions encode and decode integers to/from byte strings on any alignment in big/little endian format.

SEE ALSO

byteorder(3)

HISTORY

The encode/decode functions first appeared in FreeBSD 5.1.

BSD April 29, 2002 BSD

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