Re: [RFC][PATCH] A generic boolean

From: Alan Cox
Date: Fri Aug 04 2006 - 12:10:08 EST

Ar Gwe, 2006-08-04 am 17:58 +0200, ysgrifennodd Jes Sorensen:
> > You don't use bool for talking to hardware, you use it for the most
> > efficient compiler behaviour when working with true/false values.
> Thats the problem, people will start putting them into structs, and
> voila all alignment predictability has gone out the window.

Jes, try reading as well as writing. Given you even quoted "You don't
use bool for talking to hardware" maybe you should read it.

Structure alignment is generally a bad idea anyway because even array
and word alignment are pretty variable between processors.

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