Re: little endian ... big endian ???

Subject: Re: little endian ... big endian ???
From: Dennis Murphy (
Date: Sun Dec 05 1999 - 11:44:09 MST

On Sun, 5 Dec 1999, Andrew wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'm new to YDL but have used other Linux distributions before so I know
> my way around the system... I think.
> Here's my problem, I'm on a DSL connection and my ISP has recently switched
> to using PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet). They have supplied
> an Intel Redhat binarie and the source. I've downloaded the source code and
> checked to make sure I have the libraries needed (libpcap-0.4, Libnet) and I
> beleive I have them. The problem is when I go to run "make" for the pppoe
> source it returns this series of messages shown below. To be honest I'm
> confused, I've never heard of "little endian" or "big endian" before so I
> have no idea where to start.
> Any Idea's?
> Regards,
> Andrew


        Try running `make clean` before running `make`. It appears that
the pre-compiled libraries (.o) still exist from the Intel version, which
would cause this problem.

Good luck!

  Dennis Murphy
  Montclair State University
  College of Science & Mathematics
  SCInet Support & Development Group

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