[cifs-protocol] RE: erroneous references to little-endian
billwe at microsoft.com
Fri May 29 10:17:29 GMT 2009
Good morning Andrew! I have created case SRX090529600007 against [MS-ADTS]. My colleague Richard Guthrie will be your contact for this, and will contact you shortly.
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From: Andrew Bartlett [mailto:abartlet at samba.org]
Sent: Thursday, May 28, 2009 9:39 PM
To: Richard Guthrie
Cc: Interoperability Documentation Help; pfif at tridgell.net; cifs-protocol at samba.org
Subject: RE: erroneous references to little-endian
On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 06:03 -0700, Richard Guthrie wrote:
> 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 126.96.36.199 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 dgram 188.8.131.52).
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