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cippozzo
Joined: May 7, 2013

"I... I am a monument to all your sins."


Posted: Jan 2, 2014 03:00 AM    Msg. 1 of 5       
What is Big endian and Little endian? Halo PC works on Big or Little endian?

Edited by cippozzo on Jan 2, 2014 at 03:16 AM


AlekosGR
Joined: Aug 13, 2013

ACE Moding Team (Azura Computer Entertainment)


Posted: Jan 2, 2014 02:03 PM    Msg. 2 of 5       
I am preety sure it's a foreign expression for something... Like it wasn't already obvious :P Anyways...


SAS
Joined: Feb 26, 2013

I comment every once in a while


Posted: Jan 2, 2014 02:31 PM    Msg. 3 of 5       
Big endian and little endian are both byte orders. For example, if the hex data in little endian is "10 00 CE FA" then in big endian it would be "FA CE 00 10". Halo PC maps are written in little endian. Now the fun comes with Halo CEA maps, which are almost identical to PC maps except that they are in big endian and have extra information.


ChromeGames
Joined: Dec 9, 2013


Posted: Jan 2, 2014 03:25 PM    Msg. 4 of 5       
The Big endian and little endian are for programming stuff and this is the work of processors and software processes, as SAS said is just how the processor read the HEX adress 0x, or the Bin Adress 0b...¿Why are you interested in this?


cippozzo
Joined: May 7, 2013

"I... I am a monument to all your sins."


Posted: Jan 2, 2014 03:27 PM    Msg. 5 of 5       
I don't understand italian's wikipedia.

 

 
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