Thanks a lot, I'll try that!!!

On 10/12/06, Tim Pease <tim.pease / gmail.com> wrote:
> class IO
>   def geti( endian = :little )
>     str = self.read( 4 )
>     str = str.reverse if endian == :little
>     str.unpack( 'N' )[0]
>   end
> end
>
>
> The default for this method is to return the integer in little endian
> byte order. You can change this by passing :big as an argument ...
>
> io.geti :big
>
> It does not have to be :big, but I'm just following the metaphor of
> using :little for little endian byte order.
>
> Blessings,
> TwP

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