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How to find a linux machine endianness ?

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How to find a linux machine endianness ?
posted Jun 7, 2015 by Vikram Singh

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int main()
{
  int x = 1;
  char *ptr = (char*)&x;

   if (*ptr)
   {
      printf("Little Endianness");
   }
   else
   {
      printf("Big Endianness");
   }

  return 0;
}

My machine is "Little Endianness" .

answer Jun 7, 2015 by Alok
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Try the command lscpu -- it prints out the endianness.

answer Jun 8, 2015 by anonymous
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