binary wire protocol in memcached

Alex Stapleton alexs at
Tue Aug 28 11:56:34 UTC 2007

On 28 Aug 2007, at 04:39, Dustin Sallings wrote:
> 	My 64-bit ntohl kind of thing might not work on big endian  
> machines (I haven't tried it yet).  Moreover, I would hope  
> something like that would already exist somewhere, so I didn't  
> bother making it fast.

The x86 BSWAP instruction (which is what ntohl compiles to I believe)  
accepts 64-bit operands so you should be able to do it using a bit of  
inline assembly. 

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