[rrd-developers] implementing portable format

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Tue Apr 7 22:25:30 CEST 2009

Hi Bernhard,

Today Bernhard Reutner-Fischer wrote:
> This is really not concerned with the architecture in any way.
> You would just read any data back with the appropriate per data accessor
> from libc. like e.g.:
> typedef struct stat_head_t /* can drop float_cookie now! :) */ {
> 	unsigned long ds_cnt;
> }
> inline void get_stat_head_ds_cnt(unsigned long ul) {}
> inline void set_stat_head_ds_cnt(unsigned long ul) {}
> You get the idea..

as I said, integers are no problem whatsoever, the differences lie
in floatinpoint formats and data alignment. so, no, I do not get
what you are trying to point out here ... what is your vision for
the data format and the implementation ?


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