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htonl(3socket) [sunos man page]

byteorder(3SOCKET)					     Sockets Library Functions						byteorder(3SOCKET)

NAME
byteorder, htonl, htons, ntohl, ntohs - convert values between host and network byte order SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lsocket -lnsl [ library... ] #include <sys/types.h> #include <netinet/in.h> #include <inttypes.h> uint32_t htonl(uint32_t hostlong); uint16_t htons(uint16_t hostshort); uint32_t ntohl(uint32_t netlong); uint16_t ntohs(uint16_t netshort); DESCRIPTION
These routines convert 16-bit and 32-bit quantities between network byte order and host byte order. On some architectures these routines are defined as NULL macros in the include file <netinet/in.h>. On other architectures, the routines are functional when the host byte order is different from network byte order. The routines are most often used in conjunction with Internet addresses and ports as returned by gethostent() and getservent(). See geth- ostbyname(3NSL) and getservbyname(3SOCKET). ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
gethostbyname(3NSL), getservbyname(3SOCKET), inet.h(3HEAD), attributes(5) SunOS 5.10 19 Feb 2004 byteorder(3SOCKET)

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byteorder(3SOCKET)					     Sockets Library Functions						byteorder(3SOCKET)

NAME
byteorder, htonl, htonll, htons, ntohl, ntohll, ntohs - convert values between host and network byte order SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lsocket -lnsl [ library... ] #include <sys/types.h> #include <netinet/in.h> #include <inttypes.h> uint32_t htonl(uint32_t hostlong); uint64_t htonll(uint64_t hostlonglong); uint16_t htons(uint16_t hostshort); uint32_t ntohl(uint32_t netlong); uint64_t ntonll(uint64_t hostlonglong); uint16_t ntohs(uint16_t netshort); DESCRIPTION
These functions convert 16-bit, 32-bit, and 64-bit quantities between network byte order and host byte order. On some architectures these routines are defined as NULL macros in the include file <netinet/in.h>. On other architectures, the routines are functional when the host byte order is different from network byte order. These functions are most often used in conjunction with Internet addresses and ports as returned by gethostent() and getservent(). See gethostbyname(3NSL) and getservbyname(3SOCKET). ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
gethostbyname(3NSL), getservbyname(3SOCKET), inet.h(3HEAD), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 10 Sep 2008 byteorder(3SOCKET)

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