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Re: Big endian problem

To: Dan Aizenstros <>
Subject: Re: Big endian problem
From: Jun Sun <>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 17:35:52 -0700
Cc: Hanks Li <>,
In-reply-to: <>; from on Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 04:13:50PM -0400
References: <> <> <>
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i
On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 04:13:50PM -0400, Dan Aizenstros wrote:
> Hello Jun,
> The file is the common time.c from linux/arch/mips/kernel as you
> can see from the third to last line of Hanshi's email.  The tools
> he is using are from H. J. Lu's RedHat 7.1 RPMs on the
> ftp site.  The file compiles just fine with the little endian version
> of the same tools from the same place.
> Hanshi and I will look at the USECS_PER_JIFFY_FRAC macro.  Thanks for
> the pointer.
> -- Dan A.

It is indeed a strange problem as it only shows up in BE tools.  
Some tool gurus want to look into it?

Meanwhile the following patch seems to fix it (and a couple of other
time.c files)


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