[pulseaudio-discuss] Monitoring and Pulseaudio accuracy

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Dec 17 03:04:23 PST 2009

On Mon, 30.11.09 11:22, Colin Guthrie (gmane at colin.guthr.ie) wrote:

> >Additionally when I was doing a parec on the Monitor and used the
> >'float32ne' format it seemed to come out Big Endian on an Intel
> >machine, which surprised me a little. Is that a bug or did I miss
> >something?
> ne = network endian IIUC which is always big endian...
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endianness#Endianness_in_networking

That does not apply to PA.

In PA NE means native endian and RE means reverse endian. That means
on an LE machine NE equals LE and RE equlas BE.


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