[Bro-Dev] #968: Add bytestring_to_uint16, uint32, uint64 functions

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Fri Mar 22 10:24:15 PDT 2013

#968: Add bytestring_to_uint16, uint32, uint64 functions
  Reporter:  yun    |      Owner:
      Type:  Patch  |     Status:  new
  Priority:  Low    |  Milestone:  Bro2.2
 Component:  Bro    |    Version:  git/master
Resolution:         |   Keywords:  bytestring

Comment (by yun):

 Replying to [comment:30 robin]:
 > Thinking about it, would it be better to switch the boolean to
 > indicate host- vs. network-byte order, rather than big-endian vs
 > low-endian?

 I think that would not work as that would make the bro script platform
 dependent. So for example using the bro script on a little endian platform
 would read the bytestream differently on a big endian platform if you
 specified host order.

Ticket URL: <http://tracker.bro.org/bro/ticket/968#comment:31>
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