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Re: glibc-2.3.1 defines BIG_ENDIAN: naming conflict

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: glibc-2.3.1 defines BIG_ENDIAN: naming conflict
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 17:17:07 +0200
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Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> writes:

|> Niels Ferguson, a friend of mine, received bug reports from GNU/Linux
|> users for his portable twofish library
|> (http://niels.ferguson.net/code/TwofishClib.html) and asked me to look
|> into it.
|> It turned out that glibc (2.3.1) defines the macro BIG_ENDIAN when
|> string.h or memory.h is included, and gcc optimization is switched on.
|> The C99 draft standards do not seem to allow this.

Yes, but you didn't request full C99 compliance.  Use --std=c99 to enable


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