Patrik Maunus wrote:

> Hi!
>
> How can I know if my computer is little or big endian with Ruby?
> I've searched the web but only got a few C/C++ solutions
>
>
Perhaps pack a string into an integer and look at the result?

Windows XPPro, Intel

irb(main):002:0> [1,0,0,0].pack("i")
=> "\001\000\000\000"
irb(main):003:0>

Macintosh OS X, Power PC

irb(main):004:0> [1,0,0,0].pack("i")
=> "\000\000\000\001"
irb(main):005:0>