[Mono-dev] Are there any endian issues with unsafe code?

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Tue Nov 8 14:04:30 EST 2005


> BTW, BinaryReader/Writer is always little-endian. This is documented
> on MSDN.
> BinaryReader.ReadInt32: little-endian
> Bitmap.LockBits:        big-endian
> Buffer.BlockCopy:       big-endian
> LayoutKind.Explicit:    big-endian
> Marshal.Copy:           big-endian
> Marshal.WriteByte:      big-endian
> Unsafe code:            big-endian

I contributed some docs to monodoc with this information (To
BinaryReader/Writer) but it might be good if someone has some cycles to
spare to add some more.

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