[darcs-users] soc progress 5

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 02:07:43 UTC 2009

Petr Rockai <me at mornfall.net> writes:

> "Trent W. Buck" <trentbuck at gmail.com> writes:
>> OK, so a (hopefully) more realistic case: Alice has her repo on a USB
>> key, and she plugs it into whatever "hot desk" workstation is free in
>> the computer lab.  Some labs have PowerPC and some have AMD64.
>> Will the index be regenerated every time she moves from a PowerPC lab
>> to an AMD64 lab, and vice-versa?
> The whole point of endianity conversion is that big and little endian
> machines will produce bit-to-bit identical index file.

Good-o.  Sorry for running off in hysterics.

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