Manual page for BYTEORDER(3N)
htonl, htons, ntohl, ntohs - convert values between host and network byte order
netlong = htonl(hostlong);
u_long netlong, hostlong;
netshort = htons(hostshort);
u_short netshort, hostshort;
hostlong = ntohl(netlong);
u_long hostlong, netlong;
hostshort = ntohs(netshort);
u_short hostshort, netshort;
These routines convert 16 and 32 bit quantities between network
byte order and host byte order.
The routines are most often used in conjunction with Internet
addresses and ports as returned by
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97