BEC: Bi-Endian Compiler Technology for Porting Byte Order Sensitive Applications

Submitted: March 01, 2012 Last updated: March 01, 2012
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Intel® Technology Journal, Volume 16, Issue 1, 2012

This article describes the evolution, implementation, usage, and performance evaluation of a bi-endian capable compiler.

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