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Re: libpq binary transfer of the numeric data type

From: "Jeroen T(dot) Vermeulen" <jtv(at)xs4all(dot)nl>
To: Eliot Simcoe <esimcoe(at)mac(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: libpq binary transfer of the numeric data type
Date: 2004-06-14 19:24:41
Message-ID: 20040614192441.GH87999@xs4all.nl (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 03:02:10PM -0400, Eliot Simcoe wrote:
 
> The platform I am developing on is big endian, so this shouldn't be an 
> issue as far as I understand.

That's right.  The data are all in network byte order, i.e. big-endian.

FWIW I'm doing the C++ frontend and I decided not to touch binary transfers
at all for now.  There are other reasons as well, but lack of a clear and
stable description was one of them...


Jeroen


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