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/*
 *
 * (C) Copyright IBM Corp. 1998-2008 - All Rights Reserved
 *
 */

#ifndef __LESWAPS_H
#define __LESWAPS_H

#include "LETypes.h"

/**
 * \file 
 * \brief C++ API: Endian independent access to data for LayoutEngine
 */

U_NAMESPACE_BEGIN

/**
 * A convenience macro which invokes the swapWord member function
 * from a concise call.
 *
 * @stable ICU 2.8
 */
00026 #define SWAPW(value) LESwaps::swapWord((const le_uint16 &) (value))

/**
 * A convenience macro which invokes the swapLong member function
 * from a concise call.
 *
 * @stable ICU 2.8
 */
00034 #define SWAPL(value) LESwaps::swapLong((const le_uint32 &) (value))

/**
 * This class is used to access data which stored in big endian order
 * regardless of the conventions of the platform.
 *
 * All methods are static and inline in an attempt to induce the compiler
 * to do most of the calculations at compile time.
 *
 * @stable ICU 2.8
 */
00045 class U_LAYOUT_API LESwaps /* not : public UObject because all methods are static */ {
public:

    /**
     * This method does the byte swap required on little endian platforms
     * to correctly access a (16-bit) word.
     *
     * @param value - the word to be byte swapped
     *
     * @return the byte swapped word
     *
     * @stable ICU 2.8
     */
00058     static le_uint16 swapWord(const le_uint16 &value)
    {
        const le_uint8 *p = (const le_uint8 *) &value;

        return ((p[0] << 8) + p[1]);
    };

    /**
     * This method does the byte swapping required on little endian platforms
     * to correctly access a (32-bit) long.
     *
     * @param value - the long to be byte swapped
     *
     * @return the byte swapped long
     *
     * @stable ICU 2.8
     */
00075     static le_uint32 swapLong(const le_uint32 &value)
    {
        const le_uint8 *p = (const le_uint8 *) &value;

        return ((p[0] << 24) + (p[1] << 16) + (p[2] << 8) + p[3]);
    };

private:
    LESwaps() {} // private - forbid instantiation
};

U_NAMESPACE_END
#endif

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