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Unix Version 7 - man page for swab (v7 section 3)

SWAB(3) 			     Library Functions Manual				  SWAB(3)

NAME
       swab - swap bytes

SYNOPSIS
       swab(from, to, nbytes)
       char *from, *to;

DESCRIPTION
       Swab  copies  nbytes bytes pointed to by from to the position pointed to by to, exchanging
       adjacent even and odd bytes.  It is useful for carrying binary data  between  PDP11's  and
       other machines.	Nbytes should be even.

											  SWAB(3)


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