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l3tol(3) [bsd man page]

L3TOL(3)						     Library Functions Manual							  L3TOL(3)

l3tol, ltol3 - convert between 3-byte and long integers (2BSD) SYNOPSIS
l3tol(lp, cp, n) long *lp; char *cp; ltol3(cp, lp, n) char *cp; long *lp; DESCRIPTION
L3tol converts a list of n three-byte integers packed into a character string pointed to by cp into a list of long integers pointed to by lp. Ltol3 performs the inverse conversion from long integers (lp) to three-byte integers (cp). These functions are useful for file-system maintenance under 2BSD where disk addresses within inodes are three bytes long. SEE ALSO
fs(5) BUGS
l3tol and ltol3 are unique to the PDP-11 and 2BSD; their use is discouraged. 3rd Berkeley Distribution L3TOL(3)

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htonl(3)						     Library Functions Manual							  htonl(3)

htonl - Converts an unsigned 32-bit integer from host byte order to Internet network-byte order LIBRARY
Standard C Library (, libc.a) SYNOPSIS
#include <arpa/inet.h> in_addr_t htonl ( in_addr_t hostint) ; STANDARDS
Interfaces documented on this reference page conform to industry standards as follows: htonl(): XNS4.0 Refer to the standards(5) reference page for more information about industry standards and associated tags. PARAMETERS
Specifies a 32-bit integer in host byte order. DESCRIPTION
The htonl() (host-to-network long) function converts an unsigned 32-bit integer from host byte order to Internet network-byte order. The Internet network requires address and port reference data in network-byte order. Use the htonl() function to convert address and port integers from Internet host byte order to Internet network-byte ordered integers. RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, the htonl() function returns a 32-bit integer in Internet network-byte order. ERRORS
Current industry standards do not define error values for the htonl() function. RELATED INFORMATION
Functions: endhostent(3), endservent(3), htons(3), ntohl(3), ntohs(3) Standards: standards(5) Network Programmer's Guide delim off htonl(3)
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