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Re: [PATCH] fix endianess in IEEE-1275 integer properties

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix endianess in IEEE-1275 integer properties
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 15:27:31 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 09:20:39AM -0500, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 21:30 +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> > Integer properties are always in big endian.  This (incomplete) patch is my
> > suggested approach to deal with this.  I'd like to receive input about it
> > before I complete it (checking all calls to grub_ieee1275_get_property
> > through GRUB and replacing with grub_ieee1275_get_integer_property when
> > appropiate).
> > 
> > Again, some testing on Apple/IBM/Genesi hardware would be nice.
> It doesn't apply cleanly,

It depends on my previous patch, "restrict parsing of `available'".

> and I don't see how the result of
> grub_ieee1275_get_integer_property() is used.

If something went wrong, you'd most likely see those claim-related errors
you're familiar with ;-)

Robert Millan

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