enum Endian

Indicate endianness (6.d, 2018.12 and later)

enum Endian <NativeEndian LittleEndian BigEndian>;

An enum for indicating endianness, specifically with methods on blob8 and buf8. Consists of NativeEndian, LittleEndian and BigEndian.


routine Numeric

multi method Numeric(Endian:D --> Int:D)

Returns the value part of the enum pair.

say NativeEndian.Numeric;    # OUTPUT: «0␤» 
say LittleEndian.Numeric;    # OUTPUT: «1␤» 
say BigEndian.Numeric;       # OUTPUT: «2␤» 

Note that the actual numeric values are subject to change. So please use the named values instead.