SWAB

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO

NAME

swab − swap adjacent bytes

SYNOPSIS

#include <string.h>

void swab(const void *from, void *to, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION

The swab() function copies n bytes from the array pointed to by from to the array pointed to by to, exchanging adjacent even and odd bytes. This function is used to exchange data between machines that have different low/high byte ordering.

RETURN VALUE

The swab() function returns no value.

CONFORMING TO

SVID 3, BSD 4.3

SEE ALSO

bstring(3)