xorg-xserver/Xext/shm.c - missing swapped case?
alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Mon May 6 16:28:45 UTC 2019
On 5/6/19 9:20 AM, Ulrich Sibiller wrote:
> Since that code is really old (the PANORAMIX stuff came in with
> XFree86 126.96.36.199 in November 2003) I am wondering if this really a bug
> or if am missing something crucial here?
I don't think X has ever truly supported a platform on which clients
of different endianess can share memory - shared memory is typically
local only, while endian swapping is typically remote only.
(While one can imagine a system in which it was possible for different
processes to have their own endian settings, it's harder to come up
with a reason that would be useful enough to outweigh the costs of
implementing it, and having to have endianess handling code in every
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Oracle Solaris Engineering - https://blogs.oracle.com/alanc
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