non-native byte order

Jean Thierry-Mieg mieg at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Fri Dec 1 04:22:54 EST 2000

if you dump and reload, the system will be marginally faster but on the other 
hand this will probably decrease the disk usage.
as you can see, acedb is platform independent!

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>We've moved labs recently and have moved our acedb database to a new server
>(from OSF1 on an alpha to SunOS 5.7). Now when I start the new database I
>// Database has non-native byte-order: swapping
>(I tried editing and saving but that's not enough to fix it)
>This doesn't seem to be a problem right now but I just wondered if it leaves
>us more open to crashes or if it will make queries slow? How could I swap
>the byte order?
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>Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
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Danielle Thierry-Mieg
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