find system's indianness

python -c "import sys;print (sys.byteorder) + ' endian'"
Sample Output
big endian


little endian

By: frank514
2011-11-08 03:47:06

What Others Think

I think you mean "endianness".
flatcap · 486 weeks and 4 days ago
Indeed, probably just use 'endian' in the description to make it easier to find
kemikal · 486 weeks and 4 days ago
A better way to check a machine's Indian-ness would be locale |grep -i IN
Mozai · 486 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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