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Ishtar network library reference documentation



Ishtar is a network toolbox. Ishtar is composed of three different modules. This modules is libishtarnet, the most basic one. It provides clean, endian-safe and easy to use TCP/IP sockets wrapper. They are based on a stream interface. A filesystem implementation of this interface is also provided along with the network one.


The installation procedure is explained step by step in the Install guide.


A quick start to most important classes is given in the Cookbook.

File Format

Basic data types such as int, float and double are serialized in little endian. Although the so-called net-order is big endian, most used architectures are using little endian. Conversion is transparently performed on big endian platforms.


If you have any comments or suggestions, do not hesitate to send them to Stephane Magnenat <stephane at magnenat dot net>


This program is free software released under the GNU General Public License version 2.
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