Big Endian testing

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Wed Nov 29 23:34:33 UTC 2017

Fred Wright via devel <devel at>:
> On Sat, 25 Nov 2017, Hal Murray via devel wrote:
> > It seems like a good idea for somebody to actually test our code on a
> > big-endian system.
> I've run it on my PowerBook (OSX 10.5), though I didn't attempt any
> detailed analysis of the behavior.  The clock offset had more wander than
> I'd like, but no worse than classic ntpd.

The Classic code was already endianness-proofed quite well. Breaking that
property is a mistake I know how to avoid. :-)
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