[cifs-protocol] RE: erroneous references to little-endian

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri May 29 01:39:02 GMT 2009

On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 06:03 -0700, Richard Guthrie wrote:
> Andrew,
> We have completed our investigation and have updated the documentation 
> to remove references that specify a parameter as little endian where 
> the values endianess is negotiated by the underlying RPC protocol as 
> we discussed previously.  Here is the list of fields in which the endianess text was removed:


However, have you made investigations to see if this has occurred in any
other protocols?  

For example, MS-ADTS continues the fine tradition of claiming to
present a bit table in little endian, but it is actually big-endian (and
is an integer string on LDAP, and little-endian in the NBT netlogon

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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